We’re psyched about this limited edition combo package over at Fat Possum Records. West Virginia author (and OA contributor) Scott McClanahan’s latest novel, Hill William, along with a 7-inch from his band Holler Boys.
Back in October, we excerpted a scene from Hill William on our website. Here’s a tasty taste:
This was a place where no one cared how I talked my country talk or spelled my country words because they talked country talk too. So I rode down the dirt road on a broken bike without my shirt on and felt unwanted and apart as I popped a kick-ass wheelie in the air. And O if I could only tell you how beautiful it feels to be a twelve-year-old boy, unwanted and alone in the world, and have your shirt off, riding your bike in the mountains.
(As an additional OA-related easter egg, the album art for the Holler Boys record is a photograph by Stacy Kranitz, who has contributed to the OA’s Eyes on the South column and who appears in Benjy Russell’s cover photograph from our spring 2014 issue.)
Only 300 of these McClanahan literature-music combos available. Don’t delay.