Jason Brown

Jason Brown’s collection of stories, Driving the Heart, is published by Cape.

Always a Diet Coke

Jason Brown, 16 March 2000

When I eat at McDonald’s, it’s because I’ve lapsed into a fugue state brought on by nostalgia for my 1970s childhood. Or simply resorted to an act of roadside desperation. Driving on the highway in America is like flying economy class: you take your own food or suffer the consequences. Fast food can easily stand for all that is wrong with America, but that is not the way...

Very Tight Schedule

Theo Tait, 1 June 2000

Jason Brown’s sometimes excellent first book is a collection of stories mostly set in and around Portland, Maine. His subject is what Sherwood Anderson, a pioneer of the genre, called the...

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