The Catastrophist

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Product Details

Price
$18.95
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.58 X 7.92 X 0.73 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780156031776

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About the Author

LAWRENCE DOUGLAS's writing has appeared in the New York Times Book Review, the Hudson Review, McSweeney's, and the New Yorker, and he is a regular contributor to the Chronicle of Higher Education and the Times Literary Supplement. He teaches at Amherst College and lives in Boston.

Reviews

PRAISE FOR THE CATASTROPHIST

That we enjoy the company of this walking disaster is a tribute to Douglas's witty prose; that we love R.--practical, attentive, and shrewd--can be chalked up to the author's bedrock understanding of what constitutes an appealing human being. A-.--ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

Deploying wit and humor and an acute, darker insight, Lawrence Douglas leads us through Freudian fields with an antihero we can't help but fall for immoderately.--THE BOSTON GLOBE