Tuesday, April 1, 2014

A is for Fiona Apple #atozchallenge

The theme for the month is my novel, six years in utero, which just made the second round of the ABNA competition.

Of the dozen or so Playlist Muses who helped me bring my novel JIHADI: A LOVE STORY across the finish line, the untoppable Fifi was the one to whom I appealed most often.

Our Ella, our Edith, our Flannery, our Sylvia without suicide, our shining star, she has in just four albums proved wider than any one obsession, bigger than any grudge she held, and far better than we deserve. One day she will read my novel and spot the dozen or so themes and in-jokes she inspired and accept my dinner invitation.

Here's the theme song she (unwittingly) wrote for my antagonist.


Here's the best album of 2012: