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John Brandon adapts to his surroundings

A Million Heavens (McSweeney's), John Brandon's surreal and humane third novel, follows a group of misfit searchers in a New Mexico desert town.
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  July 06, 2012

Top 10 Must-Read Books of 2010

Here, listed alphabetically by author, are 10 notable books that the Phoenix wrote about in 2010.
Writers who showed the way
By JON GARELICK  |  December 24, 2010

Review: John Brandon's Citrus County

Pre-teen creeps abound in contemporary cinema.
Creeps done well: Anti-social wonderland
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  September 17, 2010

Rural libertarians

For something so full of personal quirks and whimsical detail, John Brandon's first novel, Arkansas, is a sober, even dignified, read.
Disorganized crime, rendered elegantly, in Arkansas
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 30, 2008