By Michael Knight

“Ten tales reduce like gem stones from American relations lifestyles . . . [with] a gracious patina and a drawl of violence.” —Los Angeles Times
“A author of the 1st rank. . . . [Knight] writes lightly and with nice gobs of empathy.”—Esquire
“Wonderfully humane.” —Playboy
A Los Angeles Times striking publication, Michael Knight’s beautiful debut provides ten stories of normal humans seized through outstanding conditions as their makes an attempt at human connection lead to problematical fake begins and ruinous misunderstandings. Knight expertly unveils fragile relatives ties, mystery compulsions, and the nagging doggedness of affection as he faucets into our collective human adventure to remind us, with unerring, piercing perception, of what it potential to be alive. by way of turns unpredictable and clever, sorrowful and triumphant, Dogfight and different Stories unearths the transformative energy of life’s small struggles.

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