The Outlaw Album

In his first collection of short fiction, Daniel Woodrell returns to the Missouri Ozarks of his haunting "country noir" Winter’s Bone -- recently adapted as a ruggedly powerful film. These brief, explosive tales are like muzzle flashes in the night, momentarily illuminating a rogues gallery of characters who would be the “bad guys” in any other book. But Woodrell -- whose early novel, The Ones You Do, was a B&N Discover Great New Writers selection -- assembles these short takes into a compelling mosaic of life on the wrong side of the tracks.

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.