John Gray 2008 Lannan Literary Award for An Especially Notable Book

black mass by john gray book coverThis Lannan Notable Book Award recognizes Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia by John Gray.

Black Mass… is a limpidly argued and finely written synthesis of Gray’s thinking over the decade.” — John Banville, The Guardian

John Gray is the author of many critically acclaimed books, including Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals, Al Qaeda and What It Means to Be Modern and False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism. A regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, he is an emeritus professor at the London School of Economics.

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