Fakes: An Anthology of Pseudo-Interviews, Faux-Lectures, Quasi-Letters, Found Texts, and Other Fraudulent Artifacts

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$18.95  $17.62
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W. W. Norton & Company
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368
Dimensions
5.92 X 7.81 X 1.22 inches | 0.84 pounds
Language
English
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Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393341959
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About the Author

Matthew Vollmer is an acclaimed author of short stories, essays, and memoir. The former editor of A Book of Uncommon Prayer, he also served as co-editor of Fakes: An Anthology of Pseudo-Interviews, Faux-Lectures, Quasi-Letters, "Found" Texts, and Other Fraudulent Artifacts. His work has been published widely, including in The Pushcart Prize anthology and Best American Essays. He teaches in the English Department at Virginia Tech.
v>David Shields is the author of fifteen books, including Salinger; How Literature Saved My Life, published by Knopf; Reality Hunger, named one of the best books of the year by more than thirty publications; The Thing About Life Is That One Day You'll Be Dead, a New York Times bestseller; Black Planet, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and Remote, winner of the PEN/Revson Award. The recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship and two NEA fellowships, Shields has published essays and stories in dozens of publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Harper's, Esquire, Yale Review, Village Voice, Salon, Slate, McSweeney's, and The Believer. His work has been translated into fifteen languages. He lives with his wife and daughter in Seattle, where he is the Milliman Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the University of Washington.