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Paul La Farge

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
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 his grandfather has...

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Haussmann, or the Distinction

Paul La Farge
Picador
Picador

A stunning, imaginative novel about the great architect of Paris

Baron Georges-Eugène Haussmann, who demolished and rebuilt Paris in the middle of the nineteenth century, was the...

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The Artist of the Missing

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

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 itinerant judges. There he meets and...

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