Told in a variety of narrative styles and with a clever weaving of literary, musical, and pop cultural allusions, Growth is a novel that questions the role of art in our lives and seeks to examine the way literature permeates our own views of reality—and the inverse.
“I am neither sophisticated nor intriguing. You are not my audience. I have no audience. I am just a projection of my own thoughts. A vessel for incompetently researched and inaccessibly recited philosophy, veiled in pompous wordplay…
…I sweat too much.”
About the Author
AJ Smith graduated from The College of New Jersey in 2010 with a degree in English education. He currently teaches English at Hillsborough High School in New Jersey. He lives in Somerville with his wife Millie and Olde English Bulldogge Lebowski. This is his first published work.