Rachel Kushner

The Hard Crowd

Essays 2000-2020. B-format paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
kartoniert, 288 Seiten
ISBN 1529114020
EAN 9781529114027
Veröffentlicht April 2022
Verlag/Hersteller Random House UK Ltd
13,50 inkl. MwSt.
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Beschreibung

From the Booker-shortlisted author of The Mars Room, a career-spanning collection of spectacular essays about politics and culture.
In The Hard Crowd, Rachel Kushner gathers a selection of her writing from over the course of the last twenty years that addresses the most pressing political, artistic, and cultural issues of our times - and illuminates the themes and real-life terrain that underpin her fiction.
In razor-sharp essays spanning literary journalism, memoir, cultural criticism, and writing about art and literature, Kushner takes us from Jeff Koons and Marguerite Duras to a Palestinian refugee camp, from her love of classic cars to her young life in the music scene of San Francisco. The closing, eponymous essay is her manifesto on nostalgia, doom, and writing.
'I'm glad to taste something this sharp, this smart' Olivia Laing
'Wild, wide-ranging and unsparingly intelligent throughout' Vogue
'An exciting book... Kushner writes from the inside out and gives us the true story, the real deal' Kevin Barry, New Statesman, Books of the Year

Portrait

Rachel Kushner is the author of The Mars Room, which was shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize. Her previous novels, Telex from Cuba and The Flamethrowers, were both New York Times bestsellers and finalists for the National Book Award. Her fiction has appeared in the New Yorker, Harper's and the Paris Review. She lives in Los Angeles.

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