The Late Americans

Brandon Taylor

$37.00

The author of the Booker-shortlisted Real Life returns with a deeply involving new novel of young men and women at a crossroads

'Funny, merciless, brilliant... I loved it'
CURTIS SITTENFELD, bestselling author of ROMANTIC COMEDY

Seamus, Fyodor, Ivan, Noah and Fatima are running out of time to decide on their futures.

In a university town in the American Midwest, this circle of lovers and friends ask themselves: what is the right thing to stake a life on? Work, love, money, dance, poetry? Is love possible without harm? And what does true connection look like in an age of precarity?

The author of the Booker Prize-shortlisted author of Real Life returns with a deeply involving new novel of young men and women trying to work out what they want, and who they are.

'Taylor is a sharp chronicler'
RAVEN LEILANI, author of LUSTER

'Assures Taylor's position as one of the most important novelists of his generation'
GUARDIAN

'Remarkable'
FINANCIAL TIMES

'Elegant... Taylor has a Chekhovian generosity'
CLAIRE MESSUD, author of THE EMPEROR'S CHILDREN

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$37.00

The author of the Booker-shortlisted Real Life returns with a deeply involving new novel of young men and women at a crossroads

'Funny, merciless, brilliant... I loved it'
CURTIS SITTENFELD, bestselling author of ROMANTIC COMEDY

Seamus, Fyodor, Ivan, Noah and Fatima are running out of time to decide on their futures.

In a university town in the American Midwest, this circle of lovers and friends ask themselves: what is the right thing to stake a life on? Work, love, money, dance, poetry? Is love possible without harm? And what does true connection look like in an age of precarity?

The author of the Booker Prize-shortlisted author of Real Life returns with a deeply involving new novel of young men and women trying to work out what they want, and who they are.

'Taylor is a sharp chronicler'
RAVEN LEILANI, author of LUSTER

'Assures Taylor's position as one of the most important novelists of his generation'
GUARDIAN

'Remarkable'
FINANCIAL TIMES

'Elegant... Taylor has a Chekhovian generosity'
CLAIRE MESSUD, author of THE EMPEROR'S CHILDREN

Pages - 320

Binding - Paperback

Publisher - Jonathan Cape

Publication Date -

ISBN - 9781787334441

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