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Richard Powers

Richard Powers
Jane Kuntz

Richard Powers is the author of several novels, including The Echo Maker (FSG, 2006), which won the National Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Powers has received a MacArthur Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Award, and the James Fenimore Cooper Prize for Historical Fiction. He lives in Illinois.

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Generosity by Richard Powers--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Richard Powers' novel Generosity: An Enhancement. The National Book Award-winning author of The Echo Maker proves yet again that "no writer of our time dreams on a grander scale or more knowingly captures the zeitgeist" (The Dallas Morning News).

Generosity

Generosity

Richard Powers
Picador
Picador

A playful and provocative novel about the discovery of the happiness gene.

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Gain

Gain

Richard Powers
Picador
Picador

Gain braids together two stories on very different scales. In one, Laura Body, divorced mother of two and a real-estate agent in the small town of Lacewood, Illinois, plunges into a new existence...

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The Echo Maker

The Echo Maker

Richard Powers
Picador
Picador

Winner of the 2006 National Book Award for Fiction

The Echo Maker is "a remarkable novel, from one of our greatest novelists, and a book that will change all who read...

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Galatea 2.2

Galatea 2.2

Richard Powers
Picador
Picador

After four novels and several years living abroad, the fictional protagonist of Galatea 2.2—Richard Powers—returns to the United States as Humanist-in-Residence at the enormous Center...

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The Time of Our Singing

The Time of Our Singing

Richard Powers
Picador
Picador

A magnificent, multifaceted novel about a supremely gifted—and divided—family, set against the backdrop of postwar America

On Easter day, 1939, at Marian Anderson's epochal...

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Plowing the Dark

Plowing the Dark

Richard Powers
Picador
Picador

"Mention Richard Powers' name to other writers and see them get that faraway look in their eyes: They are calculating the eventual reach of his influence."—Sven Birkerts, Esquire

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