Hell of a Book: WINNER of the National Book Award for Fiction

Jason Mott

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co

Published: 26th Jan '23


An astounding work of fiction – resoundingly powerful, endlessly quotable and funny as hell – with its sights set on getting to the heart of racism in America.

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*WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION 2021*’Ingenious…You’ll cry tears of laughter’ SUNDAY TIMES’When you’re reading this, you can’t help but feel like you’re in on an inside joke that keeps on getting funnier. Jason Mott truly has written one hell of a book.’ CANDICE CARTY-WILLIAMS, author of QUEENIE* * * * *Discover this astonishing work of fiction from award-winning, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Jason Mott. ‘More than lives up to its title’ CHARLES YU, author of INTERIOR CHINATOWN ‘Powerful, timely and provocative’ ABI DARE, author of GIRL WITH A LOUDING VOICEThis is a true story.An author goes on a book tour for his new bestseller which, as people keep telling him, is one hell of a book.This is a coming-of-age story. One morning, he meets The Kid: a young Black boy who looks just like the one he keeps seeing on the news. And The Kid wants him to tell his story.This is a sad story. It’s the story of a boy who spent most of his life trying to hide. And it may not be that different from the story of our author.This is a love story. But to find out why, you’ll have to read this for yourself.’You’ll cry tears of laughter … ingenious, brilliant, inventive, anarchic, uproarious’ SUNDAY TIMES’An important book and everyone should read it’ IMRAN MAHMOOD* * * * * WINNER – NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION 2021AN ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY ‘MUST READ’A TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK

Additional information

Dimensions 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 336