The Bartender's Tale
Aug 5, 2013 — In softcover nonfiction, David Randall examines the science of sleep, and Susannah Cahalan falls prey to a mysterious disease. In fiction, Claire Vaye Watkins explores the American West, and Ivan Doig looks at a single dad whose world is upended.
Aug 22, 2012 — Storytelling is the central theme in Ivan Doig's nostalgic new novel, The Bartender's Tale. Young Rusty learns what makes a good story as he pieces together the chaotic past of his father Tom, a gruff bartender in a small Montana town.