The original British hardcover edition, designed by Hipgnosis
"The saddest day of your life isn't when you decide to sell out. The saddest day of your life is when you decide to sell out and nobody wants to buy."Bug Jack Barron
is a 1969 novel by Norman Spinrad
(more famous for The Iron Dream
), previously serialized in New Worlds
under Michael Moorcock
's editorship, centering around a cynical talk show host named Jack Barron who uncovers a conspiracy surrounding an immortality treatment and the methods used to produce it.