Matthew Neill Null

Matthew Neill Null is author of the novel Honey from the Lion and the story collection Allegheny Front. He is currently the Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize Fellow in Literature at the American Academy in Rome.

Guilty (Country) Secrets

Maria Beig, still living at ninety-six, is the startling chronicler of life in Swabia, a rural, Catholic region of southern Germany, a place of farms and rolling hills, of country fatalism and sublimated dreams. Her books capture the precariousness of…