No One Is Talking About This : 'A literary star' Guardian-9781526629760

No One Is Talking About This : 'A literary star' Guardian

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Author: Lockwood, Patricia, Binding: Hardback, Imprint: Bloomsbury Circus, Series: N/A, Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, Published: 16/02/2021, Pagination: 224 pages, Classification: Fiction & related items, Country of Publication: United Kingdom

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021______________________________________________'A literary star' Hadley Freeman, Guardian 'An intellectual and emotional rollercoaster' Daily Mail 'I can't remember the last time I laughed so much reading a book' David Sedaris'It moved me to tears' Elizabeth Day'Patricia Lockwood is a completely singular talent' Sally Rooney'Takes us on a complex journey' Financial Times'A formidably gifted writer' New York Times Book Review______________________________________________This is a story about a life lived in two halves.

It's about what happens when real life collides with the increasing absurdity of a world accessed through a screen.

It's about where we go when existential threats loom, and the high stakes of reality that claim us back. It's about living in world that contains both an abundance of proof that there is goodness, empathy, and justice in the universe, and a deluge of evidence to the contrary. Irreverent and sincere, poignant and delightfully profane, No One Is Talking About This is a meditation on love, language and human connection from one of the most original voices of our time.