The First Bad Man

Miranda July
AUD $19.99
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A stunning, soon-to-be cult novel from the bestselling and award-winning Miranda July.

The Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller

A Guardianliterary highlight for 2015 A Huffington Post 'One to Watch' in 2015

'Astounding' Lena Dunham, creator of Girls and author of Not That Kind of Girl

'The First Bad Man brings together all of July's talents - it's a book that must be read, a book that must be purchased - in duplicate - one for you, one for a friend. Don't think you can loan this book - you'll never get it back' A.M Homes, author of This Book Will Save Your Life and May We Be Forgiven

The first novel by the filmmaker, artist and bestselling author Miranda July confirms her as a spectacularly original, iconic, and important voice today, and a writer for all time. The First Bad Man is dazzling and unforgettable.

Author bio:

Miranda July is a filmmaker, artist and writer. Her collection of short stories, No One Belongs Here More Than You, won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and has been published in twenty-three countries. Her writing has appeared in The Paris Review, Harper's and The New Yorker; It Chooses You was her first book of non-fiction. She wrote, directed and starred in The Future and Me and You and Everyone We Know - winner of the Camera d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival and a Special Jury Prize at Sundance. July's participatory art includes the website Learning to Love You More (with artist Harrell Fletcher), Eleven Heavy Things (a sculpture garden created for the 2009 Venice Biennale), New Society (a performance), and Somebody (a messaging app.) Raised in Berkeley, California, July lives in Los Angeles. www.mirandajuly.comwww.thefirstbadman.com
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Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781782115076
Awards: Short-listed James Tait Black Prize for Fiction 2016
Publisher: A&U Canongate
Imprint: Canongate PBS
Pub Date: August 2015
Page Extent: 288
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Fiction & related items

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