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Jess Walter


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Jess Walter is the author of four novels, the most recent of which is THE ZERO, a finalist for the 2006 National Book Award, the 2007 Los Angeles Times Book Prize and winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award. His previous novel, CITIZEN VINCE, was a Washington Post best book of the year and winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award for best novel.
 
Series
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Non fiction
Every Knee Shall Bow (1995)
     aka Ruby Ridge
In Contempt (1996) (with Christopher Darden)
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Awards
Edgar Awards Best Novel winner (2006) : Citizen Vince
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book nominee (2006) : The Zero


Jess Walter recommends
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Fathermucker (2011)
Greg Olear
"Raucously, wickedly, sweetly, saucily, surprisingly, profanely funny... a wonderful novel."
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This Dark Road to Mercy (2014)
Wiley Cash
"This Dark Road to Mercy is a terrific, moving and propulsive novel: Harper Lee by way of Elmore Leonard."
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A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain (2014)
Adrianne Harun
"Mythical, magical, and chillingly real."
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Third Rail (2014)
(Eddy Harkness, book 1)
Rory Flynn
"Third Rail gets off to a ripping start and never lets off the gas."
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Arts & Entertainments (2014)
Christopher Beha
"Christopher Beha is one of the most talented young writers at work today."
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The Lost History of Stars (2017)
Dave Boling
"Dave Boling has a rare gift for finding humanity in historical fiction. His new novel, The Lost History of Stars, is another gripping tale about living in war’s barbaric shadow, and how moments of decency and heroism and glimpses of the natural world sustain us."
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Midnight At the Bright Ideas Bookstore (2017)
Matthew Sullivan
"With Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore, Matthew Sullivan has written - with great panache and suspense - a smart, twisty crime novel filled with compelling characters set in a world that book-lovers will adore."

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