AU Press Releases

Perlstein novel earns 'merit' designation

David Perlstein ’66 writes: "Kirkus Reviews recently awarded my novel, Slick!, independently published in fall 2011, a star as "a book of remarkable merit."

Kirkus will also run a profile on me in its April 15 issue.

A geopolitical satire set in a fictional sultanate on the Persian Gulf, Slick! presents a power struggle between two brothers and the difficulties faced by the sultanate's American security advisor in fathoming the American Embassy's topsy-turvy policy. Slick! is available online in softcover at, and"