THE WEIGHT OF THIS WORLD is a signature David Joy gritty tale of a mother and son entangled in drugs, murder and money. If the real author's name weren't on the cover, readers would swear this story was written by Cormac McCarthy.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by David Joy on the title page at the store. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing. Published in March, 2017 by G.P. Putnam, an imprint of Penguin Random House.
DAVID JOY (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) was nominated for an Edgar Award and received a fellowship from the North Carolina Arts Council. We consider him one of the new Southern Young Lions' voices. His books have also been translated into French. Thank you David Joy for signing our books.
THIS VIDEO is an episode of the PBS author interview show BOOKMARK hosted by Emmy Award winner Don Noble.