Born Yesterday

The News as a Novel

Gordon Burn
AUD $22.99
9780571353637.jpg
Availability: Not available to order from this website, please try another retailer

Gordon Burn takes on real news stories in an ambitious and innovative novel.

Born Yesterday does what the media do every day: blurring the boundaries between what is real and what has been invented. In 2007, Gordon Burn took the extraordinary news headlines from that year, and wove the strands together into an essential story for our time. The characters of these long-running reality soaps - the McCanns, Blair, Brown, Kate Middleton - are presented here in three dimensions, their stories told through revealing glimpses and startling insights.

With a new introduction by Gordon Burn's editor, Lee Brackstone.

Author bio:

Gordon Burn was the author of four novels, Alma Cogan (winner of the Whitbread First Novel Prize), Fullalove, The North of England Home Service and Born Yesterday. He was also the author of the non-fiction titles Somebody's Husband, Somebody's Son, Pocket Money, Happy Like Murderers, On The Way to Work (with Damien Hirst) and Best and Edwards. His last book, Sex & Violence, Death and Silence, was a collection of his essays on art.

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780571353637
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Paperback
Pub Date: December 2019
Page Extent: 240
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Fiction & related items

2020-vogels-Website-banner-380x590

Reading Groups

It's a great time to be in a reading group! Discover new titles and books you might not normally pick up and buy, or re-examine books you already know and love. You can make your reading experience richer and more rewarding by being a member of a reading group and meeting others who are interested in sharing their reading experience. ... find out more

For the latest Reading Group Notes, news and competitions subscribe here