Sam Lipsyte

The author of three previous novels, including The Ask and The Subject Steve, and two story collections, Sam Lipsyte pays this visit to keep us up to date with the current zeitgeist, with his wondrous new novel, Hark (Simon & Schuster).

“So let's read Lipsyte and rejoice; let's celebrate the laugh-producing Milo Burkes who are all too rarely brought to us by brave and bitter men--let's celebrate the canny, well-educated yet perpetually failing furtive Internet onanists, the dark, half-crippled, doughnut-gobbling man-apes of the literary world, who cast their lumpen shadows across the rest of us. These are the kind of unlikeable, lovable protagonists we miss; these are the self-loathing, mediocre secret geniuses who can set our people free.” —Lydia Millet, The New York Times Book Review.

"Wonderfully moving and beautifully musical, Lipsyte has penned a dastardly hysterical take on modern day rhetoric and the eternal ridiculousness of it all. More than a 'must read,' Hark is a 'must believe!'"  —Paul Beatty.

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$27.00
ISBN: 9781501146060
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 15th, 2019

Date: 
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
Location: 
The Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
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