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John Barth


(John Simmons Barth)
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John Barth is the author of such classic works as The Sot-Weed Factor, The Tidewater Tales, Lost in the Funhouse, The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor and the National Book Award winner Chimera.
 
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Awards
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book winner (1973) : Chimera


Books about John Barth
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John Barth recommends
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Drinking Coffee Elsewhere (2003)
Z Z Packer
"ZZ Packer's stories amuse, move, touch - and bite. Drinking Coffee Elsewhere is a first-rate collection."
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Highway Trade and Other Stories (2015)
John Domini
"Streetwise and pain-acquainted, John Domini's new story-collection is a good rich read indeed."
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The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata (2020)
Gina Apostol
"Gina Apostol’s The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata weaves the complex tangle of Philippine history, literature, and languages (along with contemporary academic scholarship) into a brilliant tour de force of a novel. Brava!"

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