In a Shallow Grave
In a Shallow Grave


James Purdy

James Purdy was born and raised in Ohio and lives in Brooklyn, New York. He is the author of many highly-acclaimed novels, short stories, poems, and plays, including In a Shallow Grave, Garments the Living Wear, and The Candles of Your Eyes, all published by City Lights Books.

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Garments the Living Wear
James Purdy
James Purdy's novel, Garments the Living Wear, is a vision of evil and dark salvation peopled with bizarre and memorable characters. Satirizing life in New York City in the 1980s, its themes include the scourge of AIDS, criminal conspiracies, the...