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- DescriptionNamed One of the Best Books of the Year By: The New YorkerThe New York Times Book ReviewThe Wall Street JournalThe Village VoiceThe Boston Globe NPR Vanity FairThe Guardian (London) The L MagazineThe Times Literary Supplement (London) The Globe and Mail (Toronto) The Huffington PostGawkerFlavorwireSan Francisco ChronicleThe Kansas City StarThe Jewish Daily ForwardTin HouseWinner of The Paris Review's 2012 Terry Southern PrizeA Finalist for the 2014 Folio Prize and the NYPL Young Lions Fiction AwardIn the last year, the narrator of 10:04 has enjoyed unlikely literary success, has been diagsed with a potentially fatal medical condition, and has been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child. In a New York of increasingly frequent superstorms and social unrest, he must reckon with his own mortality and the prospect of fatherhood in a city that might soon be underwater.In prose that Jonathan Franzen has called hilarious ... cracklingly intelligent ... and original in every sentence, Lerner captures what it's like to be alive w, during the twilight of an empire, when the difficulty of imagining a future is changing our relationship to both the present and the past.
- Author BiographyBen Lerner was born in Topeka, Kansas, in 1979. He has been a Fulbright Fellow, a finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry, a Howard Foundation Fellow, and a Guggenheim Fellow. His first novel, Leaving the Atocha Station, won the 2012 Believer Book Award, and excerpts from 10:04 have been awarded The Paris Review's Terry Southern Prize. He has published threepoetry collections: The Lichtenberg Figures, Angle of Yaw, and Mean Free Path.Lerner is a professor of English at Brooklyn College.
- Author(s)Dr Ben Lerner
- PublisherPicador USA
- Date of Publication13/10/2015
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPicador USA
- Weight227 g
- Width137 mm
- Height208 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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