The Age of Ice, a novel

"If it is winter, go outside and scoop a handful of snow; if summer, find a mountain stream, find a cold ocean, take your shoes off, and walk in. If it's a dewy late-October morning, stand barefoot in the grass, pick up the last apple left behind in an orchard or the first pebble you see on a road; find, if you must, a wrought-iron fence and press your forehead into it, squeeze its bars with your bare hands. You'll feel it. Almost immediately, your feet, your hands, your forehead—I'm told—will start to ache. 
That is how it feels to touch me when I'm cold."

       In stores on July 23, 2013.
  • Publisher: Scribner
  • ISBN-10: 1451692714
  • ISBN-13: 978-1451692716