Jami Attenberg’s new novel The Melting Season just came out from Riverhead, and she’s reading tonight at Word Bookstore in Brooklyn. The novel’s about a woman named Moonie Madison whose husband has a micropenis, and she has some adventures involving lost women, dangerous men, Prince impersonators, and Vegas. The writing is really good and the book is Jami’s best so far. (I reviewed her first novel, The Kept Man, when it came out, and her collection Instant Love is excellent.) I asked her some questions about the book and about writing sex scenes and what kind of musician impersonator she’d like to hook up with.
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