Lost City Radio

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Product Details

Price
$16.98  $15.62
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.3 X 7.9 X 0.7 inches | 0.48 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060594817

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About the Author

Daniel Alarcon's debut story collection, War by Candlelight, was a finalist for the 2006 PEN/Hemingway Award. He has received a Lannan Literary Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Award, and has been named by Granta magazine one of the Best American Novelists under thirty-five. He is the associate editor of Etiqueta Negra, an award-winning monthly magazine published in his native Lima, Peru. He lives in Oakland, California.

Reviews

"[An] ambitious first novel...Alarcon's successfully and nimbly handled portrayal of war's lingering consequences."--Publishers Weekly
"Alarcon's prose is quick and beautiful. This is a first novel that needs to be read."--Uzodinma Iweala, author of BEASTS OF NO NATION
"Alarcon writes about subterfuge, lies, and the arbitrary recreation of history with a masterful clarity."--Ann Patchett, bestselling author of Bel Canto
"The idea of remembering - and its dangers - permeates the book...powerful and ambitious."--Daily News
"Alarc贸n has mapped a whole nation and given its war-torn history real depth--an impressive feat."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"[A] thoughtful, engaging first novel ...With the publication of Lost City Radio, Alarc贸n is off and running."--Jonathan Yardley for the Washington Post Book World
"...Alarc贸n's novel eloquently fuses passion, violence, and societal trepidation at offending the ruling party. Grade: A-"--Entertainment Weekly
"...one of the most exciting and ambitious writers to emerge in recent years."--Colm Toibin, bestselling author of THE MASTER and two-time Booker Prize finalist