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Review of ‘See How Small’

Scott Blackwood’s latest addition to the Texas literary canon, See How Small, is a brilliant, heartbreaking meditation on grief, parenthood and time.

The history of Austin, Texas contains enough violence to rival the Old Testament, from the Servant Girl Annihilator of the 1880s to the UT Tower sniper in 1966. But Blackwood’s visceral new novel…

Behind the Book by Scott Blackwood

The 1991 murder of four teenage girls that inspired my novel, See How Small, has haunted me for 23 years. It struck a deep chord in anyone who lived in Austin, Texas, then—one that reverberates even now.

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