American Interior: The quixotic journey of John Evans, his search for a lost tribe and how, fuelled by fantasy and (possibly) booze, he accidentally annexed a third of North America

by Gruff Rhys

American Interior is a psychedelic historical travelogue from Welsh pop legend Gruff Rhys.
In 2012, Gruff Rhys set out on an ‘investigative concert tour’ in the footsteps of John Evans, with concerts in New Orleans, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, St Louis, North Dakota andmore.

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  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.16 out of 5
  • Published May 8th 2014 by Penguin
  • ASIN: B00GED8DUG
  • Edition Language: English
  • Literary Awards: Guardian First Book Award Nominee for Longlist (2014)

American Interior is a psychedelic historical travelogue from Welsh pop legend Gruff Rhys.
In 2012, Gruff Rhys set out on an ‘investigative concert tour’ in the footsteps of John Evans, with concerts in New Orleans, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, St Louis, North Dakota and more.
Gruff Rhys is known around the world for his work as a solo artist as well as singer and songwriter with Super Furry Animals and Neon Neon, and for his collaborations with Gorillaz, Dangermouse, Sparklehorse, Mogwai and Simian Mobile Disco amongst others. The latest album by Neon Neon, Praxis Makes Perfect, based on the life of radical Italian publisher Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, was recently performed as an immersive live concert with National Theatre Wales.