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Lincoln Center in July and Other Stories (Paperback) (Roy Lisker)

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Fiction. Jewish Studies. Music. LINCOLN CENTER IN JULY AND OTHER STORIES is the first volume of the collected stories of Roy Lisker. Written over a period of more than sixty years, these works are a significant cross-cutting slice of the vast creative output of this American polymath, a mathematician, political activist, underground journalist, prankster and provocateur, poet, playwright, novelist, artist, composer, and above all, always, man of letters, who has carved out for himself an entirely original and authentic career outside the bounds of conventional institutions and produced a body of work of astonishing vitality and breadth. We regard the publication of these stories, all together for the first time, as an important event in American letters.

This volume contains tales of frustrated and possessed musicians and of egotist and mislead scientists, two of hysterical mathematical spoofs, and culminates in the novella 'The Governments of Chelm', in which the legendary shtedl of fools grapples with one system of government after another, to no avail.
Number of Pages: 229
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Small Pr Distribution
Author: Roy Lisker
Language: English
Street Date: July 20, 2016
TCIN: 51738067
UPC: 9781944697044
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-5218
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