"Bram Riddlebarger's Golden Rod is one of the wildest books around. I don't think I've read anything like it. It's full of talking guns and ghost dogs and revolutionaries and hippie girls who talk to Merle Haggard. It's funny and tough and tender and has a wonderful logic all its own... apocalyptic, beautifully strange, and free."
-Scott McClanahan, author of The Sarah Book
"Bram Riddlebarger besides having one of the most marvelous names in contemporary literature can also write like the wind."
-Poe Ballantine, author of Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere