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Finalist for the NBCC award for Criticism.

Whether it's commentary on jaded youth, the ways technology has made us soft in the head, or how wrestling a hotel minibar into a bathtub is the best way to stick it to The Man, Ugresic writes with unmatched honesty and panache.

Synopsis:

Finalist for the NBCC Award in Criticism, this collection is riotous, especially the piece about smashing a minibar.

About the Author

Dubravka Ugresic is the author of several works of fiction and several essay collections, including the NBCC award finalist, Karaoke Culture. She went into exile from Croatia after being label a "witch" for her anti-nationalistic stance during the Yugoslav war. She now resides in the Netherlands.

David Williams did his doctoral research on the post-Yugoslav writings of Dubravka Ugresic and the idea of a "literature of the Eastern European ruins." He is the author of Writing Postcommunism.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781934824573
Author:
Ugresic, Dubravka
Publisher:
Open Letter Books
Author:
Elias-Bursac, Ellen
Author:
Hawkesworth, Celia
Author:
Williams, David
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Subject:
Sociology -- essays.
Subject:
Essays
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
324
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 15.5 oz

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