“Dennis Barone……one of the more interesting–and adventuresome–of American fiction writers”

This from a review of my brother’s new book,
On The Bus: Selected Stories,
which arrived in today’s mail
and which I immediately started to read.
Self Portrait. January 3, 2011
I should add 
the cover photograph is by me
Let’s read what Gray Jacobik writes about my brother’s book:
“I love this book! Dennis Barone is a genius.
The verbal, rhetorical, gestural, imaginative resources he orchestrates–
or is it choreographs?–or is it paints–in
On The Bus: Selected Stories,
exhilarate at every turn
(riffs, digressions, conflations, elaborations, subtractions, puns, and so on),
tumble forth pell-mell, helter-skelter, topsy-turvy……
it’s a celebration of language quo language married to the texture of existence.”
My brother, Dennis Barone,
is the author or editor of twenty-two books,
professor of English and director of the American Studies program at Saint Joseph College 
and the former poet laureate of West Hartford, CT.