"The truth is that the most outlandish parts of this story really happened. I went to a bar named T-Bo’s in Camden, Arkansas, with my new stepbrother, who’d recently gotten out of the Army. There was in fact a female mountain lion loose in the bar."
"Our goal was always to create a space where people interested in culture could enjoy, share it, and hang out while doing so...Additionally, our books and bar make our place a welcoming hangout; a place where you can discuss books, movies, and music with friends or strangers."
"Russell and I stayed in touch and decided to collaborate again. I'd had the idea for a story about a woman unearthing an unlikely piece of music—a concerto for viola—for a while, but didn't know where to go with it."