A Changed Man


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Harper Perennial
Publish Date
5.2 X 7.9 X 1.4 inches | 0.95 pounds
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About the Author

Francine Prose is the author of sixteen novels, including A Changed Man, winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and Blue Angel, a finalist for the National Book Award. Her most recent works of nonfiction include the highly acclaimed Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife, and the New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer. A former president of PEN American Center and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Prose is a highly regarded critic and essayist, and has taught literature and writing for more than twenty years at major universities. She is a distinguished writer in residence at Bard College, and she lives in New York City.


"A novel of ideas, and provocative ones. Class--the dirty American secret--is no secret to Prose."--Richard Eder, Los Angeles Times Book Review
"Timely and clever . . . Prose carries us along on the sheer energy of her sentences."--Chicago Tribune
"Francine Prose is back with a powerful new novel about the possibility of starting over."--Harper's Bazaar
"Pitch-perfect and nuanced . . . We can't wait to crawl into bed with this book every night."--New York Observer
"Well-crafted and insightful."--San Francisco Chronicle
"This book has it all: great characters, dark humor, a racing plot and important themes."--Newsday
"[An] artfully structured novel . . . [with] a selection of showstopping literary set pieces."--Entertainment Weekly
"American literature's finest satirist of professionals with problems . . . Prose knows the territory and tweaks it deliciously."--Carlin Romano, Philadelphia Inquirer
"[A] brilliant new comic novel . . . Prose's sense of humor is as keen as ever."--Miami Herald
"Powerful, funny, and exquisitely nuanced . . . This story has a continental sweep."--New York Times Book Review
"Mercilessly funny."--Janet Maslin, New York Times
"Piercing wit... This tale hits comic high notes even as it probes serious issues."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)