Publishers Weekly Interview

David Payne: An Ode to His Brother Acclaimed novelist David Payne needed many years to prepare him to write Barefoot to Avalon (Grove/Atlantic, Aug.), a memoir about the death of his beloved younger brother, George A., in an accident that Payne witnessed, was helpless to prevent, and occurred at the end of a weeklong visit between the two men that seemed to bring about the healing of a long and painful estrangement… Continue reading: