DELIGHT YOURSELF with
Kramer's poignant novel
The Bud Wilson
ISBN 1-882521-05-6, 281 pages,
List price $12.95
The Crucial Question:
famous, flamboyant, late night talk show host, Bud Wilson, become
ritual of wee small hour coast-to-coast telephone calls with Sally
grieving New Jersey widow?
WINNER of The Maine Arts Commission
Individual Fellowship Award
Reader and Reviewer
everything a good novel can be. The cleverly constructed story tugs the
Tom Groening, Republican Journal, Belfast, ME
Not only about loss and power, hype and honesty, it is about that
- dreams and poetry...
Hannah Seymour, Kennebec Journal
A story of the unexpected emergence of a person. (Kramer) has the
Donna Gold, Maine Times
The Bud Wilson Dream Book is a powerful, funny novel about
emptiness. As wacky as the novel is, it is built on a wholly credible
Sally's dream life touches down and she carries the reader with her,
stages of grief, healing, and growth, on a poignant, often hilarious,
adventure. Congratulations, Barbara Kramer.
Geof Hewit, author and poet
The Bud Wilson Dream Book is the most imaginative of all the
I read for the Maine Arts Awards. Barbara Kramer achieves a kind of
the wonderful letters Sally Stone receives about the dreams late night
television viewers weave around TV host, Bud Wilson.
Suzanne Brown, author, teaches creative writing at Dartmouth
A lovely, whimsical plot. An engaging cast of characters, a surprise
or two, or three...
Ellen La Conte, Feminist Times