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- Description<b>Named One of the Best Books of the Year By: </b><i>The New Yorker</i><i>The New York Times Book Review</i><i>The Wall Street Journal</i><i>The Village Voice</i><i>The Boston Globe</i> NPR <i>Vanity Fair</i><i>The Guardian</i> (London) <i>The L Magazine</i><i>The Times Literary Supplement </i>(London) <i>The Globe and Mail </i>(Toronto) <i>The Huffington Post</i><i>Gawker</i><i>Flavorwire</i><i>San Francisco Chronicle</i><i>The Kansas City Star</i><i>The Jewish Daily Forward</i><i>Tin House</i><b>Winner of <i>The Paris Review</i>'s 2012 Terry Southern Prize</b><b>A Finalist for the 2014 Folio Prize and the NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award</b>In the last year, the narrator of <i>10:04</i> 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.</p>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.</p>
- 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, <i>Leaving the Atocha Station</i>, won the 2012 Believer Book Award, and excerpts from <i>10:04</i> have been awarded <i>The Paris Review</i>'s Terry Southern Prize. He has published three<i></i>poetry collections: <i>The Lichtenberg Figures</i>, <i> Angle of Yaw</i>, <i></i>and<i> Mean Free Path</i>.<i></i>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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