The Surreal Cover for William Boyle’s “Death Don’t Have No Mercy”

Last year, we ran an excerpt from William Boyle’s novel Gravesend, one of the first titles published by Broken River Books. Boyle’s next book is a collection titled Death Don’t Have No Mercy; above is the cover, designed by Matthew Revert, which calls to mind Xerox art and collages made in a pre-digital era. Death Don’t Have No Mercy will be out later this year.

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An Excerpt From William Boyle’s “Gravesend”

You may have read some of William Boyle’s insightful reviews here on Vol.1 Brooklyn over the last year. We’re now happy to run an excerpt from his novel Gravesend, one of the first novels to be released on Broken River Books, a new independent press focusing on crime fiction and edited by J. David Osborne. Here’s what Osborne has written about Boyle’s novel: It’s a revenge story done the right way. Ray Boy Calabrese is released from prison 16 years after […]

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