Ellen Ullman

Ellen Ullman
Marion Ettlinger

Ellen Ullman is the author of a novel, The Bug, a New York Times Notable Book and runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway Award, and the cult classic memoir Close to the Machine, based on her years as a rare female computer programmer in the early years of the personal computer era. She lives in San Francisco.


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By Blood

Ellen Ullman
Picador

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year San Francisco, the 1970s. A disgraced professor takes an office in an old downtown building to plot his return....


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The Bug

Ellen Ullman
Picador

With a New Introduction by Mary Gaitskill A PEN/Hemingway Award Finalist A New York Times Book Review Notable Book Ellen Ullman is a "rarity, a...


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Close to the Machine

Ellen Ullman
Picador

With a New Introduction by Jaron Lanier A Salon Best Book of the Year In 1997, the computer was still a relatively new tool---a sleek and unforgiving...


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