M. Judson is launching a new kind of bookish evening this winter, bringing together a couple of our favorite pastimes for a laid-back approach to a literary happy hour. Join us Fridays and Saturdays throughout the winter for authors talking about their books and breweries talking about their beers, stories sure to complement each other.
North Carolina writer, David Joy’s new novel, The Weight of This World, centers around combat veteran Thad Broom who struggles to leave the war in Afghanistan and the things he did there behind. His mother April and best friend Aidan McCall, are unable to help. However, when Thad and Aidan witnesses the accidental death of a drug dealer whose dope and money then fall into their laps, they end up on a meth-filled journey to nowhere where they just might sacrifice each other or destroy themselves. A story of friendship, love, duty and circumstance, The Weight of This World is “a dark and violent literary page-turner that burns with a white hot intensity rarely found in fiction today.” -Donald Ray Pollack.