Suspend Your Disbelief

Jacob M. Appel


Jacob M. Appel’s debut novel, The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up, won the Dundee International Book Award in 2012, and his short story collection Scouting for the Reaper won the 2012 Hudson Prize. He is also the author of four other novels: The Biology of Luck, The Mask of Sanity, Surrendering Appomattox, and Millard Salter’s Last Day; seven other collections of short stories: The Magic Laundry, The Topless Widow of Herkimer Street, Einstein’s Beach House, Coulrophobia & Fata Morgana, Miracles and Conundrums of the Secondary Planets, Amazing Things Are Happening Here, The Amazing Mr. Morality, The Liars’ Asylum, and Winter Honeymoon; an essay collection, Phoning Home; a poetry collection, The Cynic in Extremis; and a collection of ethical dilemmas, Who Says You’re Dead? See more at his website: