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James Hynes

James Hynes is the author of the novels The Lecturer's Tale and Wild Colonial Boy, as well as the stories Publish & Perish (all New York Times Notable Books of the Year). He lives in Austin, Texas.

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"Immensely witty...thoroughly entertaining."--The Washington Post Book WorldPaul Trilby is having a bad day. If he were to be honest with himself, Paul Trilby would have to admit...

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The Lecturer's Tale

James Hynes

Nelson Humboldt is a visiting adjunct English lecturer at prestigious Midwest University, until he is unceremoniously fired one autumn morning. Minutes after the axe falls, his right index finger...

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The Wild Colonial Boy

James Hynes

After years of violence, a tense calm pervades Northern Ireland, soon to be broken by Jimmy Coogan, an IRA veteran gone renegade. Jimmy has stolen ten pounds of plastic explosive, intending to...

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Publish and Perish

James Hynes

A New York Times Notable Book of the YearA Publisher's Weekly Best Book of the YearCombining the wit of David Lodge with Poe's delicious sense of the macabre,...

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