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Witches & Spies: Author Toby Barlow on His Latest Novel 'Babayaga'

Detroit author Toby Barlow’s latest novel, Babayaga, comes out on Tuesday (August 6, 2013).

His 2006 debut, Sharp Teeth, was published by Harper and received critical acclaim. Academy Award winning filmmaker Danny Boyle plans to adapt it for a screenplay.

Barlow tells WDET’s Travis Wright _Babayaga _is inspired by witches from Eastern European folklore and a lifelong interest in espionage.

Barlow will read from the book at a release party on Monday, August 5th, at 7:00 PM at the Signal Return letterpress shop in Detroit’s Eastern Market.