Jonathan Miles signs WANT NOT

Description of WANT NOT

From the critically acclaimed author of Dear American Airlines, a compulsively readable, deeply human novel that charts the course of three intersecting lives—a freegan couple living off the grid in Manhattan, a once prominent linguist struggling with midlife, and a New Jersey debt-collection magnate with a new family and a second chance at getting things right—in a thoroughly contemporary examination of that most basic and unquenchable emotion: want.

About the Author
An avid hunter and angler, Jonathan Miles has been Field & Stream magazine’s “Wild Chef” columnist since 2004. He is also the author of the novel Dear American Airlines, which was named a New York Times Notable Book and has been translated into six languages. His next novel, Want Not, will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. A former columnist for the New York Times and a contributing editor to several national magazines, Miles’s journalism has been selected for inclusion numerous times in the annual Best American Sports Writing and Best American Crime Writing anthologies. A competitor in the 2005 Dakar Rally, a 6,000-mile off-road race from Barcelona, Spain to Dakar, Senegal, Miles re-joined the 2012 Dakar Rally as part of the support crew for his former racing partner.

A former longtime resident of Oxford, Mississippi, he currently lives with his family in rural New Jersey.

Event date: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 5:00pm
160 Courthouse Sq
38655-3914 Oxford
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