Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem
“Lethem’s latest novel follows the blank, descriptively named former teen actor Chase Insteadman as he floats, increasingly disoriented and adrift, between two New York worlds: one glamorous and social, the other bohemian and intellectual. Thick with paranoia, pot smoke and pop culture references (both real and made-up), Chronic City is a feverish portrait of the anxiety and isolation of modern Manhattan, full of dark humor and dazzling writing.” —CNN.com
“Chronic City prevails as a captivating and enjoyable piece of fiction…” —The Harvard Crimson
Jonathan Lethem will conduct a marathon reading of Chronic City starting Friday, October 16, 2009. Eight nights. Seven venues, spanning two boroughs. The whole novel. Every word. Click here for dates and locations.
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