Shelf Awareness reviews The Sleepworker

Shelf Awareness for Readers features The Sleepworker by Cyrille Martinez, translated by Joseph Patrick Stancil. The book tells the story of "two young artists struggling to make it in the fictional city of New York New York," loosely based on a real-life event when "in 1963 Andy Warhol filmed his close friend John Giorno sleeping, and made it into a 321-minute film titled Sleep." Shelf Awareness calls the narrative voice "playful and snarky" and promises, "whether readers know the relationship between Andy Warhol and John Giorno or are completely new to this piece of history, Martinez's book will enthrall."

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