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Autonauts of the Cosmoroute

by: Julio Cortazar

Publisher: Archipelago Books (1983)


Staff Pick by comrade: Erin

The playful book documents the couple's 'expedition' from Paris to Mauseille in their VW 'dragon.' Living in two rest stops a day, they explore the extraordinary other life of the freeway. With occasional ruminations on time, space, music, sex and demons, this travelogue reads like poetry. Cortazar's wit, intelligence, and imagination are rare finds.