Paul La Farge

Paul La Farge is the author of the novels The Artist of the Missing (FSG, 1999), Haussmann, or the Distinction (FSG, 2001), and Luminous Airplanes (FSG, 2011); and a book of imaginary dreams, The Facts of Winter. His short stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Harper's Magazine, Fence, Conjunctions, and elsewhere. His nonfiction appears in The Believer, Bookforum, Playboy, and Cabinet. He lives in upstate New York.


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Luminous Airplanes

Paul La Farge
Picador

A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice In September 2000, a young computer programmer comes home from a festival in the Nevada desert and learns that...


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Haussmann, or the Distinction

Paul La Farge
Picador

Baron Georges-Eugène Haussmann, who transformed Paris from a filthy and haphazard medieval city into the jewel of Europe, is rumored on his deathbed to...


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The Artist of the Missing

Paul La Farge; Illustrated by Stephen Alcorn
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Frank, a young artist, arrives in the city hoping to unravel the mystery of his parents' disappearance. He begins working as a washer of robes at a hotel for...


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