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Didn’t Nobody Give a Shit
What Happened to Carlotta

Buy. This. Mufugn. Book!

Carlotta Makes NY Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2022

(If anybody know da bull, it’s Carlotta, honey!)

And Slate’s 10 Best Books of 2022!

And Esquire’s Best Books of 2022!

The New York Review of Books loves Carlotta!

ƒ Wondrous!” — John Irving, The New York Times Book Review

ƒ "Razor-sharp...dangerously hilarious!” — The Los Angeles Times

ƒ Superb!” — Kirkus, Starred review

ƒ Unrelentingly vulgar language!” — Financial Times

ƒ “Gloriously original!” — Booklist, Starred review

ƒ [E]xpertly balances the seriousness of the criminal legal system with ... irreverence, absurdity, humor, and healing connections...” - them

“Carlotta steps off the page and into your room, and stands there, implacable,
educating you on her terms.” — Lucy Sante

“Utterly brilliant!” — Ayad Akhtar, Pulitzer Prize-winning author

“I dare anyone to pick up Carlotta and not be blown away by the sheer craft of it.
To have written a book like this Hannaham surely must have done
a deal with the devil!” — Big Issue

now on video

¯ Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA   January 31

with Jonathan Lethem!


events 2023

¯ Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Los Angeles, CA   April 22

¯ PEN World Voices Festival, New York, NY   May 13

¯ Carlotta: The Party, w/ Kalup Linzy & PEN Tulsa, Tulsa, OK   May 20

¯ Carlotta: The Reading, Fulton Street Books, Tulsa, OK   May 21


 ? Pilot Impostor  Soft Skull Press

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ƒ Pilot Impostor proves that...”Washington Post   December 22

ƒ Between the Covers - Tin House Podcast   February 1

ƒ LA Review of Books Podcast   December 3
ƒ “Unclassifiable, dizzying, and gorgeous”—Kirkus (Starred review)

ƒ “Captivating”—Publishers Weekly

ƒ "...hilarious and beguiling...," The Rumpus   November 12

ƒ Ten Questions, Poets & Writers    November 30

ƒ “Why Writers Shouldn’t Wait for Permission...” Lit Hub   November 30

ƒ “F.B.I. Arrests Man Accused of Stealing Unpublished Manuscripts,”
The New York Times
  January 2

ƒ 13 Ways of Looking, Pioneer Works   December 2

ƒ "Why a novelist of identity...,” LA Times   November 23

ƒ "Up in the Air With...,” Kirkus   October 25  

ƒ Pessoa & Me, Bookforum   Sep/Oct/Nov 2021

ê Text Based   Cristin Tierney Gallery (online), NY   May 26–July11, 2021

ê Jim Crow Hell No   Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn   February 18–April 1, 2021


? Delicious Foods   March 2015   Little, Brown

? God Says No   June 2009   McSweeney’s Books


Why On Earth Is Someone Stealing Unpublished Manuscripts?The New York Times, December 21, 2020

ƒ Artist and Writer James Hannaham Puts the Sign in Signification,”

Village Voice, February 16, 2021

ƒ James Hannaham’s ‘Delicious Foods,’The New York Times, April 3, 2015


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