Brown University

Leaving the Sea: Stories

by Ben Marcus '91 MFA
Knopf, January 2014   ISBN: 978-030737938-2
Price: $25.95

“Marcus’s stories are nothing if not intense.  They are opaque, elliptical.  They go on, Beckett-like.  Each finds its own form on its own terms.  He’s always looking for a new way to tell an old story.  As he has written elsewhere, stories ‘seek personal residence within a reader.’  They should take over the reader’s imagination, as these do.”-—Shelf Awareness 

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