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Jonathan Safran Foer

Autor(a) de Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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About the Author

Jonathan Safran Foer (born 1977) is an American author best known for his novels Everything Is Illuminated (2002) and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2005). He was born in Washington, D.C. and attended Georgetown Day School and Princeton University. In 2000, Foer was awarded the Zoetrope: mostrar mais All-Story Fiction Prize and in 2007 he was included in Granta's Best of Young American Novelists. His forthcoming nonfiction book is entitled, Eating Animals. His title Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close made The N.Y. Times Best Seller List for 2012. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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The Fixer (1966) — Introdução, algumas edições2,273 cópias
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2003 (2003) — Contribuinte — 747 cópias
The Book of Other People (2008) — Contribuinte — 741 cópias
The Street of Crocodiles and Other Stories (1934) — Prefácio, algumas edições680 cópias
The Diary of Petr Ginz (2004) — Introdução, algumas edições225 cópias
Granta 97: Best of Young American Novelists 2 (2007) — Contribuinte — 196 cópias
20 Under 40: Stories from The New Yorker (2010) — Contribuinte — 168 cópias
Burned Children of America (2001) — Contribuinte — 123 cópias
Lost Tribe: Jewish Fiction from the Edge (2003) — Contribuinte — 118 cópias
Isaac Bashevis Singer: An Album (2004) — Contribuinte — 116 cópias
Best Food Writing 2010 (2010) — Contribuinte — 102 cópias
The Heavens Are Empty: Discovering the Lost Town of Trochenbrod (2010) — Prefácio, algumas edições97 cópias
USA Noir: Best of the Akashic Noir Series (2013) — Contribuinte — 84 cópias
Rotten English: A Literary Anthology (2007) — Contribuinte — 75 cópias
New Jersey Noir (2011) — Contribuinte — 59 cópias
Jewish Jocks: An Unorthodox Hall of Fame (2012) — Contribuinte — 54 cópias
Hebbes 5 (2002) — Contribuinte — 4 cópias
Granta Japan with Waseda Bungaku 02: Best of Young Novelists (2015) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)


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I have noticed that when I read lit, it tends to be Jewish lit. An Irish friend reads mostly Irish lit (tho I don't envy her the Joyce!). That said, I adore this book-- it's one of my favorite "real" ones. I need to read it again.
caedocyon | outras 265 resenhas | Mar 11, 2024 |
Well written, but a little too psychological for my taste. I read nonfiction primarily to be entertained and this was mostly just depressing. I couldn't decide if I was meant to like the protagonist or not. Characters were well developed, just not my cup of tea
cspiwak | outras 44 resenhas | Mar 6, 2024 |
A very ambitious first novel. I really enjoyed the sections with Alex as narrator. The trachimbord sections were interesting, but I found all the loveless sex and rape, even if they were meant to demonstrate something about love, a bit off-putting.
cspiwak | outras 265 resenhas | Mar 6, 2024 |
I found the book hard to relate to despite having so many familiar touch points. Ok, don’t eat meat, but doesn’t that just make it cheaper and invite the next person to eat it? The author does not discuss the many ways one could tune meat eating into culture, only one and only one main view to the climate problem. Most of the ideas are first order, the complexity of the problem is not emphasised.
yates9 | outras 17 resenhas | Feb 28, 2024 |


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