“Brandon Taylor writes with such precision and perception that reading his work is an immersive experience: you inhabit his characters, you share their nerve endings. The Late Americans is a brilliant and electrifying symphony of a novel.”
—Lily King, author of Writers & Lovers and Euphoria
In 2020, Brandon Taylor burst onto the literary scene with Real Life, “a novel that probes — painstakingly, with the same microscopic precision its protagonist uses in the lab — the ways that an anxious queer black brain is mutated by the legacies of growing up in a society…where the body that houses it is not welcome” (Jeremy O. Harris for The New York Times). Taylor is also the author of the story collection Filthy Animals. His highly anticipated new novel, The Late Americans, follows a circle of lovers and friends during a volatile year of self-discovery.
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