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Crudo by Olivia Laing
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Shortlisted for The Goldsmiths Prize 2018 Kathy is a writer. Kathy is getting married. It's the summer of 2017 and the whole world is falling apart. From a Tuscan hotel for the super-rich to a Brexit-paralysed UK, Kathy spends the first summer of her 40s trying to adjust to making a lifelong commitment just as Trump is tweeting the world into nuclear war. But it's not only Kathy who's changing. Political, social and natural landscapes are all in peril. Fascism is on the rise, truth is dead, the planet is hotting up. Is it really worth learning to love when the end of the world is nigh? And how do you make art, let alone a life, when one rogue tweet could end it all. Olivia Laing radically rewires the novel in a brilliant, funny and emphatically raw account of love in the apocalypse. A Goodbye to Berlin for the 21st century, Crudo charts in real time what it was like to live and love in the horrifying summer of 2017, from the perspective of a commitment-phobic peripatetic artist who may or may not be Kathy Acker . . . SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2018 PRAISE FOR CRUDO "Beautifully written" Independent "Exhilarating" Irish Examiner "Laing's prose shimmers...this is a hot, hot book. The fuse is lit" Suzanne Moore, Observer "Laing writes with a reckless swagger...a book of really funny lines" Evening Standard

Author Biography

Olivia Laing is a widely acclaimed writer and critic. She writes for the Guardian, New York Times and Frieze among many other publications. Her first book, To the River, was shortlisted for the Ondaatje Prize and the Dolman Travel Book of the Year. The Trip to Echo Spring was shortlisted for the 2013 Costa Biography Award and the 2014 Gordon Burn Prize. The Lonely City was shortlisted for the 2016 Gordon Burn Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism and has been translated into fifteen languages. She lives in Cambridge.
Release date NZ
June 28th, 2018
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Audience
  • General (US: Trade)
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Picador
Interest Age
From 18 years
Pages
176
Dimensions
136x206x20
ISBN-13
9781509892839
Product ID
27584387

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