It's Summer, 1991, the dawning of the New World Order; a post-MTV, pre-AOL generation. Jerome Shafir and Sylvie Green, two former New Yorkers who can no longer afford an East Village apartment, set off on a journey across the entire former Soviet Bloc with the intention of adopting a Romanian orphan. Unflinchingly dark, hilarious and moving - Torpor is at once a satire and philosophy of cultural history, social identity and failing relationships. Dipping into the trajectory of a life at different moments, Kraus ...

Torpor 2017, Tuskar Rock, London

ISBN-13: 9781781258989

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Torpor 2015, Semiotext(e), Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781584351658

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Torpor 2006, Semiotext(e), Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781584350279

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