Обложка книги As Smart As We Are

As Smart As We Are

ISBN: 1932360425;
Издательство: Soft Skull Press
Страниц: 32

Book DescriptionImagine the finest anthology of writing possible, and then imagine that writing put to music... You?re imagining As Smart As We Are, a book-cum-CD, the title of which comes from the opening line from the final track, "Water," by Jonathan Lethem). Many of North America?s bestselling and prize-winning authors, have contributed original lyrics (and in some cases their musical skills) to this CD of music by Brooklyn lit-rock band One Ring Zero. The project began when Michael Hearst of the band One Ring Zero, soon after moving to Manhattan in 2001, sought out a small store he?d heard about that was founded by Dave Eggers, author of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius. The band was invited to perform at McSweeney's events and soon met Rick Moody, who invited them to perform and collaborate with him. Thus began a cascade of authors offering to write songs for the band. Winners of the Booker Prize, MacArthur Award, the National Book Critics Circle...

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