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SHARON GALLAGHER | DATE 8/22/2017

So Many Olympic Exertions Book Launch at Artbook @ Hauser & Wirth


Join us on the afternoon of
Saturday, August 26th, 2017, from 4 - 6pm,
for the Book Launch for So Many Olympic Exertions
published by Kaya Press.

The event will feature a reading by Anelise Chen as well as a reading by Jarett Kobek from his new novel The Future Won't Be Long (Viking).
Signing follows the reading.
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So Many Olympic Exertions
Blending elements of memoir and sports writing, Anelise Chen’s debut novel is an experimental work that perhaps most resembles what the ancient Greeks called hyponemata, or “notes to the self,” in the form of observations, reminders and self-exhortations. Taken together, these notes constitute a personal handbook on “how to live”––or perhaps more urgently “why to live,” a question the narrator, graduate student Athena Chen, desperately needs answering. When Chen hears news that her brilliant friend from college has committed suicide, she is thrown into a fugue of fear and doubt. Through anecdotes and close readings of moments in the sometimes harrowing world of sports, the novel questions the validity of our current narratives of success.

Anelise Chen earned her BA in English from UC Berkeley and her MFA in Fiction from NYU. Her fiction, essays and interviews have appeared in The New York Times, Gawker, NPR and elsewhere. She currently teaches writing at Columbia University.

Jarett Kobek is a Turkish-American writer living in California. His novella ATTA was called “highly interesting,” by the Times Literary Supplement, has appeared in Spanish translation, been the subject of much academic writing, and was a recent and unexplained bestseller in parts of Canada. His latest is I Hate the Internet (We Heard You Like Books).
So Many Olympic Exertions Reading at Artbook @ Hauser & Wirth
So Many Olympic Exertions Reading at Artbook @ Hauser & Wirth
So Many Olympic Exertions Reading at Artbook @ Hauser & Wirth
So Many Olympic Exertions Reading at Artbook @ Hauser & Wirth
So Many Olympic Exertions Reading at Artbook @ Hauser & Wirth
So Many Olympic Exertions Reading at Artbook @ Hauser & Wirth
So Many Olympic Exertions Reading at Artbook @ Hauser & Wirth
So Many Olympic Exertions Reading at Artbook @ Hauser & Wirth

So Many Olympic Exertions

So Many Olympic Exertions

KAYA PRESS
Pbk, 5 x 7 in. / 200 pgs / 12 b&w.

$17.95  free shipping




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