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Francisco Goldman


Francisco Goldman is the author of The Long Night of White Chickens, The Ordinary Seaman, The Divine Husband, and The Art of Political Murder. He has been the recipient of Sue Kaufman Prize for first fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a finalist for the International IMPAC-Dublin Literary Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Fiction.

Genres: Romance
Non fiction
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book nominee (1993) : The Long Night of White Chickens
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book nominee (1998) : The Ordinary Seaman
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (1999) : The Ordinary Seaman

Francisco Goldman recommends
The Convalescent (2009)
Jessica Anthony
"A blissfully nutty, brainy, ribald, brilliantly imaginative ode to human loneliness, oddity, and persistence."
The Mongolian Conspiracy (2013)
Rafael Bernal
"The best f***ing novel ever written about Mexico city."
Vengeance (2018)
Zachary Lazar
"I am stunned by the daring, meticulous, and unsentimental intelligence of this riveting book . . . Vengeance is a masterwork, the most important American book I've read this year, and the most moving and mesmerizing."

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