Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Busch Writes About Love, Acceptance and Regret.

Byline: Marika Brussel For the Journal

* Veteran author is a master of the art and craft of storytelling

In "The Floating Christmas Tree," an essay in Frederick Busch's "A Dangerous Profession," Busch writes that "Fiction writers are sworn by the nature of their work. They deal with matters of the earth, with objects of specific gravity."

Nowhere is this more apparent than in Busch's 24th book, "Don't Tell Anyone." Busch, who has been publishing since the 1960s, is a master of the art and craft of storytelling. His work is grounded in the daily imports of living.

"Don't Tell Anyone" is a collection of short stories and a novella. "Heads," the first story, tells the story of Alec, a young woman who is raped and then stabs a different man. …

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