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House of Anansi Press

The Admen Move on Lhasa

Written by Steven Heighton

Published March 01, 1997 | ISBN 9780887845888
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural & Social

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176 pages | 8.440 in × 5.560 in
Print Format

About this book

The Admen Move on Lhasa

Steven Heighton

Acclaimed fiction writer and poet Steven Heighton confronts our society's growing preference for the virtual — in the media, in our modes of communication, in art, in war — as opposed to the visceral.

In these essays Heighton explores ways of remaining authentically creative and passionately engaged with life in an increasingly artificial world.

About the Author

Steven Heighton

Steven Heighton is a critically acclaimed fiction writer and poet. His novels include Afterlands, which was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice and is in pre-production for film, and The Shadow Boxer, a Publishers Weekly Book of the Year. His poetry collections include The Waking Comes Late, winner of the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry; Stalin’s Carnival, winner of the 1990 Gerald Lampert Award for best first book; The Ecstasy of Skeptics, a Governor General’s Award finalist in 1995; along with The Address Book and Patient Frame, poems from which won the P. K. Page Award and the Petra Kenney Prize. His fiction and poetry have received four gold National Magazine Awards, have been translated into twelve languages, and appeared in such publications as the London Review of Books, Poetry, Best American Poetry, Agni, Tin House, Zoetrope, Best English Stories, the Walrus, Best American Mystery Stories, and Brick. He also reviews fiction for the New York Times Book Review. Heighton lives in Kingston, Ontario.