The title novella and
a short story, “What Changes, What Remains.”
One asks how we know something we think we know.
The other asks how we know something we do not know.
of whom don their masks for one another in order to fulfill roles they believe
they have to play. Buckeye focuses
on this irony beautifully. The
escape from reality that is meant to be some sort of rediscovery of a preferred
reality is ultimately merely temporary.”
Review of Contemporary Fiction.
may have to keep reminding yourself it’s not poetry. Beyond that distinction, it’s difficult to pin the prose
here into any category because it is so surely lyrical, so rich with imagery.”
“At the center of Buckeye’s clear, direct prose is moral memory.
All his life, from Cleveland to Vieques, he has been measuring the
material world from the body out. It
is this rare combination of moral memory and materialism that makes Buckeye’s
writing so compelling.” --Kenneth
“It’s beautiful writing, haunting SAD
lovely.” – Eve Ensler.