Awards
Goldsmiths Prize Best Book (nominee)
Kathy is a writer. Kathy is getting married. It's the summer of 2017, and the whole world is falling apart.

From a Tuscan hotel for the super-rich to a Brexit-paralysed UK, Kathy spends the first summer of her 40s trying to adjust to making a lifelong commitment just as Trump is tweeting the world into nuclear war. But it's not only Kathy who's changing. Political, social and natural landscapes are all in peril. Fascism is on the rise, truth is dead, the planet is hotting up. Is it really worth learning to love when the end of the world is nigh? And how do you make art, let alone a life, when one rogue tweet could end it all?

Olivia Laing radically rewires the novel in a brilliant, funny and emphatically raw account of love in the apocalypse. A Goodbye to Berlin for the 21st century, Crudo charts in real time what it was like to live and love in the horrifying summer of 2017, from the perspective of a commitment-phobic peripatetic artist who may or may not be Kathy Acker....

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Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

September 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Crudo: A Novel
Author(s): Olivia Laing
ISBN: 0-393-65272-6 / 978-0-393-65272-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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June 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Crudo
Author(s): Olivia Laing
ISBN: 1-5098-9283-4 / 978-1-5098-9283-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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June 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Crudo Signed Copies (Signed Editions)
Author(s): Olivia Laing
ISBN: 1-4726-2466-1 / 978-1-4726-2466-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Paperback Editions

September 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Crudo: A Novel
Author(s): Olivia Laing
ISBN: 0-393-35741-4 / 978-0-393-35741-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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April 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Crudo
Author(s): Olivia Laing
ISBN: 1-5098-9284-2 / 978-1-5098-9284-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Audio Editions

December 2018 : MP3 CD
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Title: Crudo: A Novel
Author(s): Olivia Laing
ISBN: 1-72137-288-1 / 978-1-72137-288-1
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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October 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Crudo: A Novel
Author(s): Olivia Laing
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Crudo: A Novel
Author(s): Olivia Laing
Publisher: Audible Studios
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August 2018 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Crudo
Author(s): Olivia Laing
ISBN: 1-5098-9969-3 / 978-1-5098-9969-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Macmillan audio
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June 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Crudo: Love in the Apocalypse
Author(s): Olivia Laing
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon   


June 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Crudo: Love in the Apocalypse
Author(s): Olivia Laing
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon AU   


June 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Crudo: Love in the Apocalypse
Author(s): Olivia Laing
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

September 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Crudo: A Novel
Author(s): Olivia Laing
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


June 2018 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Crudo
Author(s): Olivia Laing
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2018 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: Crudo
Author(s): Olivia Laing
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon AU