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John Barth


(John Simmons Barth)
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John Barth was 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.
 
 
Novels
   The Floating Opera (1956)
   The End of the Road (1958)
   The Sot-Weed Factor (1960)
   Giles Goat-Boy (1966)
   Chimera (1972)
   Letters (1979)
   Sabbatical (1982)
   The Tidewater Tales (1987)
   The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor (1991)
   Once Upon a Time (1994)
   Coming Soon! (2001)
   The Development (2008)
   Every Third Thought (2011)
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Non fiction show
 
John Barth recommends
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The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata (2009)
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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Drinking Coffee Elsewhere (2003)
ZZ Packer
"ZZ Packer's stories amuse, move, touch - and bite. Drinking Coffee Elsewhere is a first-rate collection."

Anthologies containing stories by John Barth
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The Best American Short Stories 2007 (2007)
(Best American Short Stories)
edited by
Stephen King and Heidi Pitlor
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New Stories from the South 2001 (2001)
The Year's Best
(New Stories from the South)
edited by
Shannon Ravenel
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The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction (1999)
edited by
Michael Martone and Lex Williford

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Awards
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book winner (1973) : Chimera


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