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Books in Print: A Book Club discusses Paul Beatty’s SLUMBERLAND

Monday, January 28, 7PM
Books in Print: A Book Club discusses Paul Beatty’s SLUMBERLAND
The hip break-out novel from 2016 Man Booker Prize winning author, Paul Beatty, about a disaffected Los Angeles DJ who travels to post-Wall Berlin in search of his transatlantic doppelganger. Hailed by the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times as one of the best writers of his generation, Paul Beatty turns his creative eye to man's search for meaning and identity in an increasingly chaotic world. After creating the perfect beat, DJ Darky goes in search of Charles Stone, a little know avant-garde jazzman, to play over his sonic masterpiece. His quest brings him to a recently unified Berlin, where he stumbles through the city's dreamy streets ruminating about race, sex, love, Teutonic gods, the prevent defense, and Wynton Marsalis in search of his artistic-and spiritual-other. Ferocious, bombastic, and laugh-out-loud funny, Slumberland is vintage Paul Beatty and belongs on the shelf next to Jonathan Lethem and Colson Whitehead.

Event date: 
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
Print: A Bookstore
273 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101
Slumberland: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781596912410
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury USA - August 4th, 2009