Book ‘To Walk Alone in the Crowd’ by Antonio Muñoz Molina

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From the award-winning author of the Man Booker Prize finalist Like a Fading Shadow, Antonio Muñoz Molina presents a flâneur-novel tracing the path of a nameless wanderer as he walks the length of Manhattan, and his mind. De Quincey, Baudelaire, Poe, Joyce, Benjamin, Melville, Lorca, Whitman... walkers and city dwellers all, collagists and chroniclers, picking the detritus of their eras off the filthy streets and assembling it into something new, shocking, and beautiful. In To Walk Alone in the Crowd, Antonio Muñoz Molina emulates these classic inspirations, following their peregrinations and telling their stories in a book that is part memoir, part novel, part chronicle of urban wandering. A skilled collagist himself...
Publisher: Picador (July 12, 2022)  Pages: 432 pages  ISBN-10: 1250849144  ISBN-13: 978-1250849144  ASIN:‎ B08FGV5C5S

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Author’s biography: Antonio Muñoz Molina is the author of more than a dozen novels, including In the Night of TimeSepharad, and Like a Fading Shadow. He is the recipient of numerous prizes and awards, including Spain’s National Narrative Prize, the Planeta Prize, the Medici Prize for Foreign Novel, and the Príncipe de Asturias Prize. He has been a full member of the Royal Spanish Academy since 1995. He lives in Madrid and New York City.