"Hawley's brilliant second novel continues the story of American frontiersman Daniel Boone. This is a historical novel, but more than that it's an existential novel, sensuous, philosophical, with carefully drawn characters and deep dives into the human consciousness. If you crossed the best of Michael Ondaatje with the best of Alice Munro, Alix Hawley is what you'd get."
--Philipp Meyer, author of The Son
“History raw and bleeding, My Name Is a Knife is a superb sequel to the inside story of Daniel Boone begun
in Alix Hawley’s first novel, as exciting as it is thoughtful. We’ll never see this American icon—and now, his wife,
Rebecca—the same way again. Move over, James Fenimore Cooper: a woman has come to take your place.”
--Nick Mount, author of Arrival: The Story of CanLit