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Jonathan Lethem

Biography

Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem is the New York Times bestselling author of such novels as DISSIDENT GARDENS, CHRONIC CITY, THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE and MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN, and of the essay collection THE ECSTASY OF INFLUENCE, which was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. A recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, Lethem’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, Rolling Stone, Esquire and The New York Times, among other publications.

Jonathan Lethem

Books by Jonathan Lethem

by Jonathan Lethem - Fiction, Literary Fiction

Like some sort of Mendelian hybrid, Lethem's MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN is a cross between a classic detective story, a satire of that same story, and a literary exegesis on the infinite complexities of language.