Awake!: A Reader for the Sleepless
by Steven Lee Beeber (Goodreads Author) , Rose Gowen (Goodreads Author), Davy Rothbart (Goodreads Author), Aimee Bender (Goodreads Author), Arthur Bradford (Goodreads Author), Priscella Becker, Jonathan Ames, Howard Cruse , more…Seth Tobocman, Charles Simic, Rebecca Wolff …less
Millions can’t sleep; millions more sleep with those who can’t sleep. This collection is ideal for both the casual light sleeper and the dedicated insomniac (as well as their bedmates), delighting and distracting night owls with irresistible fiction, articles, blogs, art, photographs, comics, and more. Previously unpublished stories by Aimee Bender and Arthur Bradford; pit...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published July 28th 2007 by Soft Skull Press
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Definitely not a sleeping-aid, this anthology captures the raw, jarring atmosphere of a night awake. The variety of the entries, ranging from fiction, to essays, to cartoons, to pictorials, is a boon for the scattered mind of the insomniac. Some subject matter may be a little abstract for the same, however.