I WROTE BOOK A BOOK CALLED DUPLEX.
"A miraculous combination of comedy and despair
. . . I completely loved the book."
— David Shields, author of Reality Hunger
“I loved hanging out in Mike Nagel's Duplex! It was discombobulating in all the best ways. I look forward to seeing what he does next.”
— Amy Fusselman, author of Idiophone
"...a possibly ideal reading experience..."
— Aaron Burch, founding editor of Hobart, HAD, & WAS Quarterly
“...a pandemic-era chronicle in which, as things come apart, Nagel does something more important, more impressive and more difficult than making perfect sense: he tells you the truth.”
— J. D. Daniels, author of The Correspondence
BEEF HAM, The Hunger
Larry, Who Got Hit By a Bus, Outlook Springs
Object Permanence, DIAGRAM
What Doesn't Kill Us, The Spectacle
Beached Whales, Apt
Burning Man, Hobart
Aflockalypse Now, Storyscape
Soul of America's Urban Park Machine, The Awl
Grocery Notes, Hobart
Let's Talk about Skin, The Paris Review Daily
Twilight of the Indoor Mall, The Awl
3rd Person, Belle Ombre
Castle Bravo, Apt
THANKS FOR VISITING.
Mike Nagel's work has appeared in The Awl, apt, Hobart, Salt Hill, DIAGRAM, and The Paris Review Daily. His essay "Beached Whales" was a Best American Essays 2017 notable essay. His first book, DUPLEX, is available now from Autofocus Books.
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