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Ed Park (1) (1970–)

Autor(a) de Personal Days

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30+ Works 776 Membros 35 Reviews

Obras de Ed Park

Personal Days (2008) 301 cópias
Same Bed Different Dreams (2023) 124 cópias
Buffalo Noir (2015) — Editor; Contribuinte — 43 cópias
The Believer, Issue 1: March 2003 (2003) — Editor — 14 cópias
The Believer, Issue 8: November 2003 (2003) — Editor — 13 cópias
The Believer, Issue 32: March 2006 (2006) — Editor — 11 cópias
The Believer, Issue 25: June/July 2005 (2005) — Editor — 11 cópias
The Believer, Issue 17: September 2004 (2004) — Editor — 10 cópias
The Believer, Issue 5: August 2003 (2003) — Editor — 10 cópias
The Believer, Issue 31: February 2006 (2006) — Editor — 9 cópias
The Believer, Issue 58: November/December 2008 (2008) — Editor — 9 cópias
The Believer, Issue 7: October 2003 (2003) — Editor — 9 cópias
The Believer, Issue 23: April 2005 (2005) — Editor — 9 cópias
The Believer, Issue 29: November 2005 (2005) — Editor — 8 cópias
The Believer, Issue 14: June 2004 (2003) — Editor — 8 cópias
The Believer, Issue 2: May 2003 (2003) — Editor — 8 cópias
The Believer, Issue 27: September 2005 (2005) — Editor — 8 cópias
The Believer, Issue 33: April 2006 (2006) — Editor — 8 cópias
The Believer, Issue 16: August 2004 (2004) — Editor — 8 cópias
The Believer, Issue 9: December 2003/January 2004 (2003) — Editor — 7 cópias
The Believer, Issue 57: October 2008 (2008) — Editor — 6 cópias
The Believer, Issue 45: June/July 2007 (2007) — Editor — 6 cópias
The Believer, Issue 41: February 2007 — Editor — 5 cópias
The Believer, Issue 42: March 2007 (2007) — Editor — 5 cópias
The Believer, Issue 56: September 2008 (2008) — Editor — 4 cópias
The Believer, Issue 46: August 2007 — Editor — 4 cópias

Associated Works

Turtle Diary (1975) — Introdução, algumas edições619 cópias
Afternoon Men (1931) — Prefácio, algumas edições224 cópias
Trampoline: An Anthology (2003) — Contribuinte — 169 cópias
Dark City Lights: New York Stories (2015) — Contribuinte — 22 cópias
Gigantic Worlds (2015) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias

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Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1970
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
United States of America
Local de nascimento
Buffalo, New York, USA

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21 essays from The Believer Magazine (2003-2009)
 
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betty_s | outras 2 resenhas | Sep 18, 2023 |
I originally purchased this to decide whether or not I was going to subscribe to The Believer. I'm a fan of long form criticism, and there isn't enough of it to go around. The Believer still holds onto the idea that long form criticism is important. I'm glad that someone does.

What I found in these pages were essays that ranged from good to great. There wasn't a bad essay here, though some are more memorable than others. "Like Cormac McCarthy, but Funny" by Ed Park has convinced me to give Charles Portis a try. "The Bad Mormon" by Ben Ehrenreich was also fascinating. I'm not sure if I'm a fan of Rick Moody or not, but is essay "How to Be a Christian Artist" was decently written and interesting. Tom Bissel's discussion of books aimed at writers, "Sir, Permission to Go AWOL from the Interesting, Sir" has convinced me to stop reading those damn things(mostly). "Waiting for a Bad Thing" by Sam Lipsyte gave me the instant desire to find out more about Michel Houellebecq. The essay that stayed with me the most was "Transmissions from Camp Trans" by Michelle Tea.

All in all, it's a great collection. It's convinced me that I have to be a subscriber to The Believer. My only problem now is what do I read next? It's pretty hard to find quality essay work like this.

If anyone has any suggestions for collections of long form criticism, I'm all ears!
… (mais)
 
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dogboi | outras 2 resenhas | Sep 16, 2023 |
Couldn't finish it

I really wanted to like this book, but I could not even finish the last chapter. I understand that the run on sentences were intentional but I personally could not get through it.

The plot itself was mundane and not mind-grabbing enough for my liking. I feel like this book could've had potential but honestly it was just all over the place.
 
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aubriebythepage | outras 18 resenhas | Jul 7, 2023 |
Good try. Doomed to be overshadowed by Ferris' Then We Came to the End, a similar tale of cubicle-and-layoff angst also told in the first person plural that got there a year earlier and adds up to more. Park's novel has more details and more jokes, but even thinner character development. Having worked at an internet ad agency during the economic crunch from 2000-2002 and seen the surreal half-empty workspaces and abandoned floors and disappearing co-workers that Park dramatizes I understand his point about the flatness and inauthenticity of that worklife--but that doesn't mean he couldn't create characters that are genuinely distinguishable and interesting.… (mais)
 
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AlexThurman | outras 18 resenhas | Dec 26, 2021 |

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