#LiteraryFiction #ShortStories: The Man Who Built Boxes and other stories

by Frank Tavares

Bound To Surprise You!

Bound To Surprise You!

In these twelve stories, you’ll meet a remarkable cast of complex, quirky characters tangled up in the limits they’ve put on their lives. Driven by love or loneliness, like the man in the title, they’ve boxed themselves in. Frank Tavares tells their stories with humor and compassion.

And while the themes may be familiar—crumbling marriages, feuding neighbors, sparring business partners, and the endless searching for what might have been—here they become fresh, unpredictable, and surprising. This exciting debut collection from a first-rate storyteller will haunt and fascinate you long after you finish reading. You may never look at a chance pick-up in a bar the same way again.

Bio: Carving out time before morning light, Frank Tavares has been writing fiction for the past ten years. His short stories have appeared in a variety of literary journals including Louisiana Literature, Connecticut Review, Story Quarterly, and The GW Review.

In his day job, Frank is a professor of communication at Southern Connecticut State University. He is also one of the founding editors and active member of the editorial board of The Journal of Radio and Audio Media. For years, he’s been known to listeners of National Public Radio as “the voice of NPR.”

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By Howard Gross on September 10, 2013

I feel I've come to know Frank Tavares over the years as the voice of National Public Radio's funding credits, so I was delighted when I received his new book The Man Who Built Boxes as a gift. It may be a cliché by now to say this, but Frank Tavares really is a terrific storyteller; like someone surrounded by folks at a party or the person sitting next to you on an airplane who keeps you totally enthralled during the entire flight. In many ways, you probably know the people and situations he writes about.

Indeed, you may even find parts of yourself among them. Even so, they are bound to surprise you; which makes it so enjoyable to read about them. In fact, I can think of only one thing that would be better than reading The Man Who Built Boxes, and that would be having Frank Tavares tell these tales in person.


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