The Laboratory of LoveBook - 2013
In this powerful suite of stories set in Spain, Africa, and North America, populated by wild dogs, tattoo artists, and lost boys, Patrick Roscoe's characters?lonely, damaged, nomadic?are outsiders in an often brutal and punishing world. In Roscoe's beguiling laboratory, science meets emotion in experiments that attempt to decipher the forces of love, loss, and longing.
Patrick Roscoe was born on the Spanish island of Formentera. He is the author of many acclaimed novels and story collections published in Canada. The Laboratory of Love, his first new book in thirteen years, is his first to be published in the United States.