Impossible Owls

Essays
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Product Number: Z100139113
Released: Oct 02, 2018
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ISBN: #9781684414611
Narrator/s: Steve Menasche
Publisher: Highbridge Company
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In his highly anticipated debut essay collection, Impossible Owls, Brian Phillips demonstrates why he's one of the most iconoclastic journalists of the digital age, beloved for his ambitious, off-kilter, meticulously reported essays that read like novels. The eight essays assembled here-five from Phillips's Grantland and MTV days, and three new pieces-go beyond simply chronicling some of the modern world's most uncanny, unbelievable, and spectacular oddities (though they do that, too). Researched for months and even years on end, they explore the interconnectedness of the globalized world, the consequences of history, the power of myth, and the ways people attempt to find meaning. Through each adventure, Phillips's remarkable voice becomes a character itself-full of verve, rich with offhanded humor, and revealing unexpected vulnerability. Dogged, self-aware, and radiating a contagious enthusiasm for his subjects, Phillips is an exhilarating guide to the confusion and wonder of the world today.

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Author(s): Brian Phillips
Awards:New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: Oct 02, 2018

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Author(s): Brian Phillips
Narrator(s): Steve Menasche
Product Number DD39182
Released: Oct 02, 2018
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Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781684414604
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Author(s): Brian Phillips
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