The Great Man Theory

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Product Details

Price
$27.00  $25.11
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
0.0 X 0.0 X 0.0 inches | 1.26 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781635578720
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About the Author

Teddy Wayne is the author of Apartment, Loner, The Love Song of Jonny Valentine, and Kapitoil. He is the winner of a Whiting Writers' Award and an NEA Creative Writing Fellowship as well as a finalist for the Young Lions Fiction Award, the PEN/Bingham Prize, and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. A former columnist for the New York Times and McSweeney's and a frequent contributor to The New Yorker, he has taught at Columbia University and Washington University in St. Louis.

Reviews

"Darkly comic and emotionally intelligent . . . Wayne looks at it all--masculinity, literary ambition, our decade of free trade and liberalism triumphant--and finds the rot underneath." --The Boston Globe on APARTMENT

"Wayne's attention to detail and language serves almost as a surgeon's scalpel, gently peeling back layered topics--friendship, class, sexuality--to reveal an engrossing survey of male insecurity and frailty . . . Carefully written and evocative with an airtight plot." --Salon on APARTMENT

"There's perhaps no living writer better at chronicling the most crucial emotional flash points of the young modern male than Teddy Wayne." --The A.V. Club

"A taut story that the author bravely sees through to its inevitable end." --The New Republic on APARTMENT