Benjamin Weissman, with editor Dennis Cooper

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book.jpgDennis Cooper is editing a new-fiction series for Akashic Books. Benjamin Weissman's Headless (Little House on the Bowery/Akashic Books) is one of the first of the new releases. Together, writer and editor discuss the poles of Weissman's work -- from madness to sadness, from the function of family, to family dysfunction.

Read an excerpt from Headless.