“I can never remember my dreams, so Mr. Yourgrau’s stories are a pretty good substitute.”
— David Byrne
Arcade Publishing brings back 3 of Barry’s classic books of dreamy absurd stories.
Haunted Traveller: An Imaginary Memoir (1st time in paperback)
“Strangely sublime…two parts Borges, one part Kafka…” – New York Times Book Review
Wearing Dad’s Head
“Unclassifiable.. all the absurdities of childhood… shaped into the waking contradictions
called adults.” – L.A. Weekly
A Man Jumps out of An Airplane
“Barry Yourgrau manages to articulate your most bugged out daydreams.”- Adam Horovitz of the Beastie Boys
In U.S. Paperback from WW Norton
“Gorgeous… can clutter be glorious?” – NY Times Book Review
“A funny, smart, and moving memoir about the accumulation of STUFF: what it means to us, why we keep it, and how we deal with our personal ‘collections.’ (Great book, btw)”— Roz Chast, author of Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
“An absorbing look at a mysterious compulsion” – People