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The Hard Crowd: Essays 2000-2020

The Hard Crowd: Essays 2000-2020 (Hardback)

By Kushner, Rachel

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    6 Apr 21

From Rachel Kushner the celebrated, exceptionally talented, and philosophically minded writer, (San Francisco Chronicle) and regular contributor to The New Yorker and The New York Times Magazine, a career-spanning collection of spectacular essays encompassing politics, culture, a...nd art. Since her debut more than a decade ago, Rachel Kushner has firmly established herself as not only one of our finest fiction writers, but one of our most incisive essayists--each of her pieces is singular, brilliant, and itself a literary event. Now, in The Hard Crowd, Kushner gathers a selection of her writing over the course of the last twenty years that not only illuminates the themes that underpin her fiction, but addresses the most pressing political, artistic, and cultural issues of our times. In nineteen razor-sharp essays, The Hard Crowd spans literary journalism, memoir, cultural criticism, and writing about art and literature, including pieces on politics, social justice, and her personal relationships, as well as on Jeff Koons, Denis Johnson, and Marguerite Duras. Kushner takes us on a journey through a Palestinian refugee camp in East Jerusalem, the world of truckers, and the music scene of her hometown of San Francisco. Her stories are electric, incisive, and wry, and provide us the opportunity to witness the evolution and range of one of our most dazzling and fearless writers. Kushner writes with startling detail, imagination, and gallows humor. --Entertainment Weekly The authority and precision of Kushner's writing is impressive, but it's the gorgeous ferocity that will stick with me. --The Wall Street Journal
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ISBN 9781982157692
Released NZ 6 Apr 2021
Publisher Scribner Book Company
Format Hardback
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Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 6 Apr 2021

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ISBN-13 9781982157692
Stock Release date is 6 April 2021
Status Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 6 Apr 2021
Publisher Scribner Book Company
Imprint Scribner Book Company
Released 6 Apr 2021
Publication Country
Format Hardback
 › 3 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Kushner, Rachel
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Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
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ONIX Text General/trade