Jonathan Lethem Biography
Jonathan Lethem is the
author of nine novels, a novella, a number of short story collections and many essays. His novel Motherless Brooklyn, was named Novel of the
Year by Esquire and won The National Book Critics Circle Award and the
Salon Book Award. He is also the author of the story collection, The Wall of
the Eye and the novella This Shape We're In. He edited The Vintage
Book of Amnesia, guest-edited The Year's Best Music Writing 2002, and
was the founding fiction editor of Fence Magazine. His writings have
appeared in The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, McSweeney's, and
many other periodicals. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
This biography was last updated on 10/15/2009.
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