Supporting your high street Find out how »
Basket Image


Mutants : Selected Essays, Hardback Book

Mutants : Selected Essays Hardback


Toby Litt is best known for his "hip-lit" fiction, which, in its sharing of characters and themes across numerous stories and novels, has always taken an unusual, hybrid form.

In Mutants, he applies his restless creativity to nonfiction.

The book brings together twenty-six essays on a range of diverse topics, including writers and writing, and the technological world that informs and underpins it.

Each essay is marked by Litt's distinct voice, heedless of formal conventions and driven by a curiosity and a determination to give even the shortest piece enough conceptual heft to make it come alive.

Taken as a whole, these pieces unexpectedly cohere into a manifesto of sorts, for a weirder, wilder, more willful fiction.

Praise for Toby Litt"A genuinely individual talent with a positive relish for dealing with the contemporary aspects of the modern world."--Scotsman "Toby Litt is awfully good--he gives something new every time he writes."--Muriel Spark "He has invented a fresh, contemporary style--it will sing in the ears of this generation."--Malcolm Bradbury


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Seagull Books London Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary essays
  • ISBN: 9780857423337



Free Home Delivery

on all orders

Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by Toby Litt   |  View all