Anything That Moves (Hardcover)

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From being caught having their first orgasm by their mom's
best friend to being stalked and propositioned by a fundamentalist pastor; from
soliciting spanking dates over the Internet to scoring a coveted invitation to
a threesome with some elf fetishist neighbors, art rock darling (Xiu Xiu)
Jamie Stewart's journey of fleshy
self-discovery and queer awakening makes for an extraordinary, cringy,
unputdownable epic in miniature, burning always with radical and often shocking
self-criticism.


A one-of-a-kind exploration of abasement, depravity, joy,
and embarrassment (and even joy in embarrassment),
Anything That Moves is a series of
comic, tragic X-rays of sex. It is funny, erotic, anti-erotic, honest, brave,
icky, and hauntingly sad by turns. It demonstrates too how love and forgiveness
can percolate around the edges of even the most traumatic relationships.


Stewart's band Xiu Xiu has been called "self-flagellating,"
"brutal," "shocking," and "perverse," but also "genius," "brilliant," "unique,"
"imaginative," and "luminous." Readers can expect nothing less from Anything That Moves.

About the Author


Jamie Stewart is best-known as the singer and composer of the avant-pop group XiuXiu. Founded in 2002, the band has released 15 full-length albums to date.Stewart has also collaborated on several large-scale projects and concerts withthe artist Danh Vo at the Guggenheim, Walker Museum, and at the Kitchen; andwith the blessing and support of David Lynch, the band was commissioned by theGallery of Modern Art in Brisbane to reinterpret the music of his landmark workTwin Peaks


Product Details
ISBN: 9781913505585
ISBN-10: 1913505588
Publisher: And Other Stories
Publication Date: April 4th, 2023
Pages: 240
Language: English