Impossible owls

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‘Impossible Owls’ leads us on a kaleidoscopic exploration of contemporary reality. Brian Phillips takes us to a sumo tournament in Japan, the jungle in India, the studio of a great Russian animator, a royal tour of the Yukon Territory with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and into the weird heart of America. This exhilarating debut visits borders both real and imagined, and asks what it means, in our age, to travel to the end of the map.

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

‘Hilarious, nimble, and thoroughly illuminating’ Colson Whitehead, author of The Underground Railroad

‘Recalls the work of John Jeremiah Sullivan and the late David Foster Wallace, with a dash of Janet Malcolm’ Vogue

From its opening journey into remote Alaska for the Iditarod Sled Dog Race, IMPOSSIBLE OWLS leads us on a kaleidoscopic exploration of contemporary reality. Brian Phillips takes us to a sumo tournament in Japan, the jungle in India, the studio of a great Russian animator, a royal tour of the Yukon Territory with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and into the weird heart of America. This exhilarating debut visits borders both real and imagined, and asks what it means, in our age, to travel to the end of the map.

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Weight 0.247 kg
Dimensions 19.6 × 12.8 × 2.8 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

352

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

814.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K