“Philips’ novel is a gift, her prose flawless, her characters endlessly engaging; the book itself offering us a new voice in fiction, one we should listen to with all our hearts.”
— Patrick Lane, Author of Red Dog Red Dog

Bones, bones, bones.  That's what Henry Jett, the protagonist of The Afterlife of Birds, is interested in.  He collects skulls, and he builds bird skeletons (also known as articulation, which is funny, because he's a quiet guy). As the novel opens, Henry's brother Dan is disappearing into his obsession with running, Henry is still missing his ex-girlfriend, who hated the bone thing, and he is about to undertake a search for a bone his brother wants as a talisman, a wolverine penis bone ....

 

 

Release date: september 15, 2015

You can purchase this novel at good bookstores everywhere. 

 

                                Liz likes bones, too.  Here she is with a bear skull. 

                               Liz likes bones, too.  Here she is with a bear skull.