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Stanley Elkin

USA flag (1930 - 1995)

Stanley Elkin was an American novelist, short story writer, and essayist. His extravagant, satirical fiction revolves around American consumerism, popular culture, and male-female relationships.

Genres: Literary Fiction
Series contributed to
Non fiction
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book nominee (1991) : The MacGuffin
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book nominee (1994) : Van Gogh's Room at Arles

Stanley Elkin recommends
Enchantment (2020)
Daphne Merkin
"Daphne Merkin's exquisitely written novel about a young woman who can't let go and who never learned to cut her losses is a supremely delicate and intelligent fiction . . . I quite admire the book."

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