Posts Tagged: In the House Upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods

The Rumpus Interview with Matt Bell

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Author Matt Bell talks video games, fiction, nonfiction, politics, empathy, and his new books, Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn and Scrapper.

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Matt Bell and Callie Collins in Austin

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Austin folks, if you need to take a breather from politics, come to Bookpeople this Saturday for a Matt Bell reading! Bell, whose novel In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods thrilled and chilled us, will be in conversation with Callie Collins, whom you’ll remember from her recent stellar Rumpus essay […]

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In The House Upon The Dirt Between The Lake And The Woods

In the House Upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods by Matt Bell

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Werner Herzog explained that what Kinski saw as sensuality in the jungle (during the filming of Fitzcarraldo), Herzog thought of as “overwhelming and collective murder.” We begin In the House Upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods in Kinski’s jungle, large and imaginary enough to accommodate a couple’s dream to start a family. […]

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