Author(s): Kevin Wilson
Soon to be a major film starring Nicole Kidman and Jason Bateman 'Funny, smart, ingenious, moving, altogether great' Nick Hornby World famous Caleb and Camille Fang have dedicated their lives to great performance art. But for their children, Annie and Buster, their 'art' is an embarrassment. As soon as the children grow up they flee home, desperate to escape the chaos of their parents' world. But when the lives they've built come crashing down, brother and sister have no choice but to go back. And whether the kids agree to participate or not, Caleb and Camille are planning one last performance that will finally determine what's more important: their family or their art.
A unique and very funny novel, soon to be a major film starring Nicole Kidman and Jason Bateman
Fiendishly funny The Times A comedy, a tragedy, and a tour-de-force. I have never seen anything like it before. Genius -- Ann Patchett, author of Bel Canto Hilarious, quirky and brilliant. You'll fall in love with the Family Fang Heat
Kevin Wilson is the author of the collection Tunneling to the Center of the Earth, which received the 2009 Shirley Jackson Award. His fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, Tin House, One Story, Cincinnati Review, and elsewhere, and has appeared in four volumes of the New Stories from the South: The Year's Best Anthology. He has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and the KHN Center for the Arts. He lives in Sewanee, Tennessee, with his wife, the poet Leigh Anne Couch, and his son, Griff, where he teaches fiction at the University of the South and helps run the Sewanee Writers' Conference.