Taipei - pr_120725




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Taipei is an ode - or lament - to the way we live now. Following Paul from New York, where he comically navigates Manhattan's art and literary scenes, to Taipei, Taiwan, where he confronts his family's roots, we see one relationship fail, while another is born on the internet and blooms into an unexpected wedding in Las Vegas. Along the way - whether on all night drives up the East Coast, shoplifting excursions in the South, book readings on the West Coast, or ill advised grocery runs in Ohio - movies are made with laptop cameras, massive amounts of drugs are ingested, and two young lovers come to learn what it means to share themselves completely. From one of this generation's most talked about and enigmatic writers comes a deeply personal, powerful, and moving novel about memory, love, and what it means to be alive, young, and living on the fringes.

Product code: 9781782111856

ISBN 9781782111856
Publisher Canongate Books Ltd
No. Of Pages 256
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129xS16
Edition Main
From one of this generation's most talked about young writers comes a novel about failed relationships, drug-induced depression, marriage, and death