Books by Olivia Laing

CRUDO by Olivia Laing
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 11, 2018

"Mysterious, bizarre, frustrating, weirdly smart, and pretty cool."
The political and personal chaos of the summer of 2017 as it tumbles through the consciousness of a writer named Kathy. Read full book review >
THE LONELY CITY by Olivia Laing
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2016

"Although art may be generated by loneliness, writes Laing in this illuminating, enriching book, it has a significant 'capacity to create intimacy.'"
A British journalist and cultural critic investigates how loneliness shapes art. Read full book review >
THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"A provocative, evocative blend of memoir, literary history and lyrical travel writing."
What can we learn from the sodden stories of six gifted but alcoholic writers? Much—and maybe not enough. Read full book review >