Beautiful Ruins

Spanning Hollywood, Italy, and Pacific Northwest over five decades, Jess Walter's movie-biz comedy is a tale of reunited lovers, Richard Burton, crafty idealism, and the impeccably named Hotel Adequate View.  A BN Review Best Fiction of 2012 selection, and a Tournament of Books Finalist.

April 24: "[The HST] lifted a curtain from our view of the universe, changing it so profoundly that no human can look at the stars in the same way..."

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.