On my radar: Rachel Kushner’s cultural highlights

The acclaimed essayist and novelist on the genius of Don DeLillo, the temptation of motorbikes, and being swept away by CocoRosieBorn in Eugene, Oregon in 1968, writer Rachel Kushner studied political economy at UC Berkeley and earned an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University. She published her first novel, Telex from Cuba, in 2008, followed in 2013 by The Flamethrowers; her third novel, The Mars Room, was shortlisted for the Booker prize in 2018. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son. Her latest book, The Hard Crowd, a collection of essays on politics and culture, is out now (Jonathan Cape). Continue reading...

The acclaimed essayist and novelist on the genius of Don DeLillo, the temptation of motorbikes, and being swept away by CocoRosie

Born in Eugene, Oregon in 1968, writer Rachel Kushner studied political economy at UC Berkeley and earned an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University. She published her first novel, Telex from Cuba, in 2008, followed in 2013 by The Flamethrowers; her third novel, The Mars Room, was shortlisted for the Booker prize in 2018. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son. Her latest book, The Hard Crowd, a collection of essays on politics and culture, is out now (Jonathan Cape).

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