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James Wood

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James Wood is a staff writer at The New Yorker and Professor of the Practice of Literary Criticism at Harvard University. He is the author of How Fiction Works, as well as two essay collections, The Broken Estate and The Irresponsible Self, and a novel, The Book Against God.

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James Wood

Serious Noticing

Serious Noticing

James Wood
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The definitive collection of literary essays by The New Yorker’s longtime award-winning book critic.

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James Wood
Picador
Picador

New Yorker book critic and award-winning author James Wood delivers a novel of a family struggling to connect with one another and find meaning in their own lives.

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How Fiction Works (Tenth Anniversary Edition)

James Wood
Picador
Picador

10th anniversary revised edition with new Introduction

How Fiction Works is a scintillating study of the magic of fiction—an analysis of its main elements and a...

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The Fun Stuff

James Wood
Picador
Picador

Author of How Fiction Works

James Wood has long established himself as the leading critic of his generation. With The Fun Stuff, he confirms his preeminence...

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The Broken Estate

James Wood
Picador
Picador

The first collection of essays from America's most revered literary critic--incisive, accessible, and passionately written.

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The Irresponsible Self

James Wood
Picador
Picador

"James Wood has been called our best young critic. This is not true. He is our best critic; he thinks with a sublime ferocity."--Cynthia Ozick

Following the collection The Broken Estate--which...

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The Book Against God

James Wood
Picador
Picador

Thomas Bunting while neglecting his philosophy Ph.D., still unfinished after seven years, is secretly writing what he hopes will be his masterwork--a vast atheistic project to be titled The Book...

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