John Burnside: A New Way of Looking at Things

When:
August 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
2019-08-22T11:00:00+01:00
2019-08-22T12:00:00+01:00
Where:
Garden Theatre
Edinburgh International Book Festival
Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR
UK
Cost:
£12.00
Contact:
Edinburgh International Book Festival
+44 (0)345 373 5888

‘There is no salvation in becoming adapted to a world which is crazy.’ Although that could have been written in 2019, it’s from American writer Henry Miller, whose career was tarnished by misogyny accusations in the 1970s. Today acclaimed writer John Burnside discusses On Henry Miller and a man whose anarchist beliefs challenged conformity in what Burnside calls ‘the air-conditioned nightmare’ of modernity.