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American Fictionary

Dubravka Ugresic

Translator Celia Hawkesworth, Ellen Elias-Bursać

Publisher: Open Letter

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•NBCC Finalist for an earlier book from Open Letter (Karaoke Culture) bodes well for coverage of this collection.•As does the fact that she just won the Neustadt Prize, often referred to as the “American Nobel.”•Ugresic will participate in key events and celebrations for Open Letter’s ten-year anniversary, including a long author tour.•Represented by the Wylie Agency, who is taking an active interest in placing excerpts from the novel at major magazines.•This is the second book in a three-book deal for Ugresic, which will bring the total number of her books in the Open Letter catalog to six.•The main topic of this collection—life in exile in a strange America—is just as relevant today as when the collection first appeared, maybe even more so given our contemporary political climate.

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