The masterfully crafted stories that comprise Remote Feed mark the auspicious debut of a daring and remarkably perceptive writer. From war-torn Bosnia to a college sorority house to kill-or-be-killed Hollywood, David Gilbert uses bold prose and dark wit to paint a devastating picture of rmal life on the brink of desperation and paraia. His insights into the mir tragedies, disappointments, and desires that shape us reflect a deep understanding of human nature and a genuine compassion for his characters. Filled with startling twists, piercing irony, and layers of meaning, the world Gilbert creates in Remote Feed is a complex one -- often hilarious, sometimes frightening, but always fascinating.
David Gilbert's stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, GQ, Bomb, the Mississippi Review, and New Stories from the South, Best of 1996. He lives in New York City.