Iyer will be talking about his latest novel Nietzsche and the Burbs at Queen Mary’s (University of London) via Zoom.
On Nietzsche and the Burbs
Queen Mary’s (University of London) via Zoom
Tuesday 1 December at 6.30pm.
“I’ll be focusing on the philosophical dimension of the novel, and talking about the historical Nietzsche and his notion of music. Please do join me.”
Zoom details at UtterlySpurious.
Nietzsche and the Burbs
In a work of blistering dark hilarity, a young Nietzsche experiences life in a metal band & the tribulations of finals season in a modern secondary school.
”This is a near-perfect evocation of childhood’s elegiac end.” —The New York Times
”Iyer’s swiftly paced, gently satirical fifth novel builds to a startling crescendo.” —BBC
”Punk rock and philosophy coincide in the latest novel from Lars Iyer.” —Vol. 1 Brooklyn
”What a fun book this is! Delight is such a rare commodity nowadays and it is terrific to see it has not been hunted to extinction.” — Daniel Handler, author of Bottle Grove
”Readers … will delight in its wit. A model of originality. Clever, indeed.” —Booklist
Lars Iyer is a Reader in Creative Writing at Newcastle University, where he was formerly a longtime lecturer in philosophy. He is the author of the novels in the Spurious Trilogy, and more recently the widely acclaimed Wittgenstein Jr.