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The Outlaw, Jón Gnarr, translated by Lytton Smith (Deep Vellum)
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The Outlaw, Jón Gnarr, translated by Lytton Smith (Deep Vellum)

Icelandic comedian and actor Gnarr shocked the world when he was elected mayor of Reykjavík in 2010. In this endlessly entertaining memoir, the sequel to The Indian, Gnarr tells the story of his teenage years, when he dealt with constant bullying by turning to punk rock bands like the Sex Pistols.

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