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Jonathan Safran Foer

Autor(a) de Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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Jonathan Safran Foer (born 1977) is an American author best known for his novels Everything Is Illuminated (2002) and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2005). He was born in Washington, D.C. and attended Georgetown Day School and Princeton University. In 2000, Foer was awarded the Zoetrope: mostrar mais All-Story Fiction Prize and in 2007 he was included in Granta's Best of Young American Novelists. His forthcoming nonfiction book is entitled, Eating Animals. His title Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close made The N.Y. Times Best Seller List for 2012. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Jonathan Safran Foer

Associated Works

The Fixer (1966) — Introdução, algumas edições2,274 exemplares
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2003 (2003) — Contribuidor — 747 exemplares
The Book of Other People (2008) — Contribuidor — 741 exemplares
The Street of Crocodiles and Other Stories (1934) — Prefácio, algumas edições680 exemplares
The Diary of Petr Ginz (2004) — Introdução, algumas edições225 exemplares
Granta 97: Best of Young American Novelists 2 (2007) — Contribuidor — 196 exemplares
20 Under 40: Stories from The New Yorker (2010) — Contribuidor — 168 exemplares
Burned Children of America (2001) — Contribuidor — 123 exemplares
Lost Tribe: Jewish Fiction from the Edge (2003) — Contribuidor — 119 exemplares
Isaac Bashevis Singer: An Album (2004) — Contribuidor — 116 exemplares
Best Food Writing 2010 (2010) — Contribuidor — 102 exemplares
The Heavens Are Empty: Discovering the Lost Town of Trochenbrod (2010) — Prefácio, algumas edições97 exemplares
USA Noir: Best of the Akashic Noir Series (2013) — Contribuidor — 85 exemplares
Rotten English: A Literary Anthology (2007) — Contribuidor — 75 exemplares
New Jersey Noir (2011) — Contribuidor — 59 exemplares
Jewish Jocks: An Unorthodox Hall of Fame (2012) — Contribuidor — 54 exemplares
Hebbes 5 (2002) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Granta Japan with Waseda Bungaku 02: Best of Young Novelists (2015) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar


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Klare Leseempfehlung! Zum Ende hin wird es etwas langatmig, wenn er zum psychologischen Teil kommt und versucht zu erklären, warum nicht alle Menschen schon mitmachen. Aber von den Fakten her, und vom Denkanstoss, absolut lesenwert. Ich werde jedenfalls ab sofort noch öfter auf Fleisch und vor allem auf andere tierische Produkte verzichten!
Katzenkindliest | 18 outras críticas | Apr 23, 2024 |
I have noticed that when I read lit, it tends to be Jewish lit. An Irish friend reads mostly Irish lit (tho I don't envy her the Joyce!). That said, I adore this book-- it's one of my favorite "real" ones. I need to read it again.
caedocyon | 265 outras críticas | Mar 11, 2024 |
Well written, but a little too psychological for my taste. I read nonfiction primarily to be entertained and this was mostly just depressing. I couldn't decide if I was meant to like the protagonist or not. Characters were well developed, just not my cup of tea
cspiwak | 44 outras críticas | Mar 6, 2024 |
A very ambitious first novel. I really enjoyed the sections with Alex as narrator. The trachimbord sections were interesting, but I found all the loveless sex and rape, even if they were meant to demonstrate something about love, a bit off-putting.
cspiwak | 265 outras críticas | Mar 6, 2024 |


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