|Reading at CityLit Festival, April 13, 2012, Baltimore|
"Michalski’s recent collection of novellas (which I review here), also released this year, bring remarkably different voices to the page, and yet, the rhythmic control and precision of the language and the sweeping and yet intimate plot of this preview of Tide King are even more assured and virtuosic–and also more natural and less labored. It’s likely that this book will finally make Michalski known to the wider world–in a big way. Seriously, if I weren’t entirely averse to all attempts to predict the future, I would say this book will be huge. But there’s no accounting for people’s tastes, so I will say instead, with some certainty, that it will be important."To read more, go here.