»A bildungsroman wrapped inside a detective puzzle, tracing the odyssey of a town and a family across three generations, The Maid’s Version affirms Daniel Woodrell’s unique niche in American literature.«
Fraught bonds of community: Wendy Smith about the ninth novel The Maid’s Version by Daniel Woodrell. Her review at The Washington Post.
»What is something you always carry with you?«
»Testicles. You never know when you’ll need them.«
The Dickens of the Ozarks talks jazz, how his first book was published, and what he always carries with him. Noah Charney in conversation with Daniel Woodrell. Read the interview at The Daily Beast.
»I learned my values. It’s better to be poor than to be beholden. Wealth is not the object of life. You should be polite as long as possible and, when you can’t be polite any more, don’t run.«
Ozarks Values: Allen Barra in conversation with novelist Daniel Woodrell. His latest novel The Maid’s Version will be out in September. Why Mr. Woodrell call himself a ‚dramatic writer‘ – read more at The Wall Street Journal.