Word Of Mouth Drove Small-Press Tinkers To Pulitzer

“The author’s unlikely success story is rooted in a series of personal interactions between publishers, booksellers, and reviewers that launched a book the old-fashioned way. … [T]he success of ‘Tinkers’ can be linked to a handful of people who were so moved by the richly lyrical story of an old man facing his final days that they had to tell others about it.”

Source: Boston Globe 04/15/10