McSweeney's Issue 22

McSweeney's Issue 22

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This new and brilliant issue of McSweeney's comes in three parts, held together by a magnet. In the first, poets including Michael Ondaatje and Denis Johnson initiate poet-chains, picking a poem of their own and one by another poet, who then does the same, and so on. In the second, F. Scott Fitzgerald provides unused story premises first catalogued in The Crack-Up; his mission is completed by new writers. In the third, the president of France's legendary Oulipians offers a rare glimpse into his group's current experiments with linguistic constraint. Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose...show more

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  • Hardback | 480 pages
  • 141 x 192 x 46mm | 942g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Hamish Hamilton Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • tbc
  • 0241143764
  • 9780241143766
  • 1,132,379

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The one true literary movement to emerge from America in over a decade * Irish Times * The most relevant and original literary phenomenon in years * Dazed and Confused * The one true literary movement to emerge from America in over a decade * Irish Times * The most relevant and original literary phenomenon in years * Dazed and Confused *show more

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Dave Eggers is the author of eleven books, including The Circle; Heroesof the Frontier; A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award; and What is the What, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and winner of France's Prix Medicis Etranger and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. His non-fiction and journalism have appeared in the Guardian, the New Yorker, the Best American Travel Writing and the Best American Essays.Dave Eggers is the founder of McSweeney's, which publishes original fiction and non-fiction, and distributes the Voice of Witness series of books, which use oral history to illuminate human rights crises around the world. He is the co-founder of 826 National, a network of youth writing and tutoring centres with locations around the country, and of ScholarMatch, which connects donors with students to make college accessible. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and his work has been translated into forty-two languages. He lives in Northern California with his family.show more

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