I just wrote to Joyce Carol Oates asking her is she would write a blurb for my forthcoming novel Road of Bones (Cervena Barva Press), about two German lovers separated by World War II.
I'll let you know if I hear from her.
(ps--did I ever tell you about the time I received a nasty postcard from Isaac Asimov, complaining about a review I wrote of one of his 2000 books? I still have it around here somewhere. Signed in fact. I wonder if I could sell it on ebay?)
If you want to read a chapter from the book, here's a link: The German