I consider Karl Taro Greenfeld one of the most interesting writers of his generation.
-William Gibson, author of Neuromancer and Spook Country
With lines like "We are at the stage in our great socialist experiment when we are no longer sure who should pay who," Karl Taro Greenfeld's stories summon up the truth of our current world.
-Xiaolu Guo, author of A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
Made me want to sit up, shave my mustache, and by a new pair of shoes. A fine, powerful collection. I found myself thinking, more than once, that Graham Greene would have enjoyed it.
-Mohsin Hamid, author of Moth Smoke and The Reluctant Fundamentalist
With a sure insider's touch and an unflinching eye, Karl Taro Greenfeld explores the lives of restless, disillusioned expats and damaged souls adrift in contemporary Asia.Bright Boys is a collection of dark, sexy, unpredictable stories written in matter-of-fact yet elegant prose often brutal in its beauty.
-Jessica Hagedorn, author of Toxicology and Dogeaters