The Book of Ten Nights and A Night
Here are tales of aging, time, possibility, and relationships. And in typically Barthian fashion, they are framed by the narration of a veteran writer, Graybard, and his flirtatious, insouciant muse, WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get). During the eleven days that follow September 11, 2001, Graybard and WYSIWYG debate the meaning and relevance of writing and storytelling in the wake of disaster, or TEOTWAW(A)KI? The End Of The World As We (Americans) Know It.
The Book of Ten Nights and a Night is vintage Barth, sure to appeal to his loyal fans and find new readers touched by his irreverent but deeply human perspective on how writers can respond to the emotional and ethical demands of tragic events.
Baker & Taylor
A collection of stories explores a wide variety of narrative approaches, including stories within stories, while also examining the playful power of language in everyday life.
The sixteenth book and third collection of stories by the critically acclaimed author of Chimera explores a wide variety of narrative approaches, including stories within stories, while also playfully examining the power of language in everyday life.
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