James McCourt: Now Voyagers

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Now Voyagers: The Night Sea Journey (Turtle Point), a big, hilarious and joyful book, has been twenty-five years in the making. The best description of it came from Fran Lebowitz who called it,"the Decline and Fall of Western Civilization set to music." James McCourt describes this first volume (of three) of his masterpiece-in-progress.

  • Read an excerpt from Now Voyagers.