"The Facts of Winter" is a series of dreams, all dreamed by people in and around Paris during the winter of 1881. It is historical fiction once removed: an account of events that were imaginary even from the point of view of an invented past -- although Poissel claimed (in a letter to his friend Bartholomeo Facil, August, 1905) that "the characters in this book are all true -- all persons who really lived and slept that winter."

The Facts of Winter 2011, McSweeney's, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9781936365449


Trade paperback

The Facts of Winter 2005, McSweeney's, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9781932416169