Trust the author of the acclaimed and decidedly unorthodox God Is Dead and Everything Matters! to craft an arresting bit of metafiction. His protagonist, a blend of fact and fiction from his own life, is so distraught by his fathers death, a book lost to fire, and an unreciprocated love that he hides out on a Caribbean island to write a new book about the mess. Then he fakes his own death, which brings him fame, fortune, and big trouble. In our crusadingly transparent world of tweets and reality TV, playing with facts is not appreciated.

A bold, arresting new work of fiction from the acclaimed author of "Everything Matters"! In this tour de force of imagination, Currie asks why literal veracity means more than deeper truths, creating yet again a genre-bending novel that will at once dazzle, move, and provoke.