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And Now We Are Going to Have a Party: Liner Notes to a Writer's Early Life
by Nicola Griffith (Goodreads Author)
Award-winning author Nicola Griffith tells her life story up until the time she moved from England to the U.S. This is no ordinary memoir. Nicola is candid and unflinching in telling the ups and downs of her youth. Drugs, sex, and rock 'n' roll are just the beginning. To commemorate this extraordinary work, Payseur & Schmidt is issuing a boxed set that includes the mem ...more
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Published May 1st 2007 by Payseur & Schmidt
(first published 2007)
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I was hesitant to purchase this because of the price. I've never paid $57 for a book before. Especially a memoir. Memoirs usually bore the shit out of me (um, might as well be honest?). But this is a different story, literally. Read it in one sitting. Laughed so hard my neighbors probably think I'm mad. And, well, if I cried too, it's none of your damn business. A dollar value cannot be assigned to a work of art as beautifully emotionally invasive as this one. Reading about the lives of stranger ...more
A multisensual multimedia memoir experience, told with wit and heart and a fantastic sense of humour. A life of much adventure and exploration, and Griffith relays it in honest (and sometimes heartbreaking) prose. Every bit as strong and lovely as her novels. The five-volume memoir is beautifully packaged along with "a facsimile of Nicola's first book (created age 4), a CD of songs by Nicola and her early-'80s punk band, Janes Plane, as well as three scratch-n-sniff cards, a fold-out poster, a l ...more
Nicola Griffith has won the Nebula Award, the James Tiptree, Jr. Memorial Award, the World Fantasy Award, and six Lambda Literary Awards. She is also the co-editor of the Bending the Landscape series of anthologies. Her newest novel, Hild, will be published fall 2013. She lives in Seattle with her wife, writer Kelley Eskridge.More about Nicola Griffith...
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