About the Book

Marc Jampole

Marc answers your questions about The Brothers Silver

What is The Brothers Silver about?
How autobiographical is The Brothers Silver?
How does your own childhood figure into the novel?
Talk about your struggle to write The Brothers Silver
Why do you say childhood trauma never goes away?
What would be the “big meaning” in the novel?
Is The Brothers Silver a Jewish novel?
How do you use Jewish elements in The Brothers Silver?
Why do you tell the story from many points of view?
How do you use unreliable narrators in the novel?
Who are the major influences on your writing?
How did you develop your rhyming prose style?
Why do you refer to pop music so much?