Stephen Spignesi is an indefatigable wordsmith, having written literally dozens of works dealing with popular culture in general and icons such as Stephen King and the Beatles in particular. DIALOGUES is Spignesi's first foray into the world of fiction, and it is a haunting, memorable work on a number of levels.
DIALOGUES is told primarily in dialogue form; the book's overwhelming majority consists of conversations, transcripts and letters. There are exceptions, including two short stories and a novella, and a haunting prologue and epilogue. Tory Troy is a euthanasia technician at an animal shelter. Readers learn that this is an unusual position for this young woman to have,