Gary Buslik, author of Akhmed and the Atomic Matzo Balls, on tour April/May 2012

Posted By on March 2, 2012

About Akhmed and the Atomic Matzo Balls

Paperback: 370 pages
Publisher: Travelers’ Tales/Solas House (March 27, 2012)

Iranian president Akhmed teams up with the leaders of Venezuela and Cuba and their American intelligence agents to smuggle radioactive matzo balls into Miami Beach. But intelligence being as slippery a concept to these nincompoops as chicken fat on linoleum, when each member of the gang decides to ladle out his own personal nuke soup, holy terror Akhmed is left steaming. Will his plan to destroy America float like a fly or sink like a lead dumpling?

Star-crossed lovers, conniving academics, and blustery social climbers collide with ravenous termites, international do-badders, and multi-level marketing in a plot as fast-paced and hilarious as a runaway mountain bus.

Roll along with these noodling crockpots as they dribble their way toward international chaos—peppering their antics with mayhem, destruction, and…well, pepper.

Radioactivity has never been so much fun.

About Gary Buslik

Gary Buslik is an American novelist, short story writer, travel writer, and essayist. His work has appeared in many literary and commercial magazines and anthologies. His novel The Missionary’s Position (Sunny Books, 2000) is a favorite of the expat crowd, and his travel-essay collection A Rotten Person Travels the Caribbean (Travelers’ Tales, 2008) won the Benjamin Franklin Book Award for 2009. He was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, and earned his Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He wants his gravestone to read: DIED FROM NOT FORWARDING THOSE 10 E-MAILS.

Visit Gary at his website.

Gary’s Tour Stops

Thursday, April 26th: Book Him Dano!

Tuesday, May 1st: Bibliosue

Thursday, May 10th: Drey’s Library

Thursday, May 17th: Man of La Book


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