Chuck Klosterman IV
A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas
By Chuck Klosterman
(Scribner, Paperback, 9780743284899, 432pp.)
Publication Date: July 3, 2007
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF SEX, DRUGS, AND COCOA PUFFS
CHUCK KLOSTERMAN IV
CONSISTS OF THREE PARTS:
THINGS THAT ARE TRUE
Profiles and trend stories: Britney Spears, Radiohead, Billy Joel, Metallica, Val Kilmer, Bono, Wilco, the White Stripes, Steve Nash, Morrissey, Robert Plant -- all with new introductions and footnotes.
THINGS THAT MIGHT BE TRUE
Opinions and theories on everything from monogamy to pirates to robots to super people to guilt, and (of course) Advancement -- all with new hypothetical questions and footnotes.
SOMETHING THAT ISN'T TRUE AT ALL
This is old fiction. There's a new introduction, but no footnotes. Well, there's a footnote in the introduction, but none in the story.
Chuck Klosterman is the New York Times bestselling author of seven previous books, including Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs; Eating the Dinosaur; Killing Yourself to Live; and The Visible Man. His debut book, Fargo Rock City, was the winner of the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award. He has written for GQ, Esquire, Spin, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Believer, and The Onion A.V. Club. He currently serves as “The Ethicist” for the New York Times Magazine and writes about sports and popular culture for ESPN.
"One of America's top cultural critics." -- Entertainment Weekly
"Mr. Klosterman makes good, smart company." -- The New York Times
"He's perfect junk food for the soul." -- The Los Angeles Times Book Review