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Black Swans
  • Bandtyp: Häftad
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Utgiven: 20180410
  • Antal sidor: 256
  • ISBN10:1640090509
  • ISBN13:9781640090507

Black Swans

(Häftad)
Beskrivning:

"Babitz's talent for the brilliant line, honed to a point, never interferes with her feel for languid pleasures." --The New York Times Book Review

A new reissue of Babitz's collection of nine stories that look back on the 1980s and early 1990s--decades of dreams, drink, and glimpses of a changing world. Black Swans further celebrates the phenomenon of Eve Babitz, cementing her reputation as the voice of a generation.

With an introduction by Stephanie Danler, bestselling author of Sweetbitter.

"On the page, Babitz is pure pleasure--a perpetual-motion machine of no-stakes elation and champagne fizz." --The New Yorker

"[A] true original." --The Boston Globe

"She's a natural. Or gives every appearance of being one, her writing elevated yet slangy, bright, bouncy, cheerfully hedonistic--L.A. in it purest, most idealized form." --Vanity Fair

"Babitz's writing is also like the jacaranda tree in glorious bloom--bewitching an entire city, but all too brief." --Los Angeles Review of Books

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