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Sam Lipsyte

Sam Lipsyte
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Sam Lipsyte was born in 1968. He is the author of the story collections Venus Drive (named one of the top twenty-five books of its year by the Voice Literary Supplement) and The Fun Parts and three novels: The Ask, The Subject Steve and Home Land, which was a New York Times Notable Book and received the first annual Believer Book Award. He is also the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship. He lives in New York City and teaches at Columbia University.

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Novelist Sam Lipsyte reads from The Ask at the Russian Samovar as a part of the FSG Reading Series.

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The Fun Parts
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The Fun Parts

Sam Lipsyte
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A boy eats his way to self-discovery, while another must battle the reality-brandishing monster preying on his fantasy realm. Elsewhere, an aerobics instructor—the daughter of a Holocaust survivor—makes...

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The Ask
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The Ask

Sam Lipsyte
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Picador

A searing, beautiful, and deeply comic novel by a young American master

Milo Burke, a development officer at a third-tier university, has "not been developing": after a run-in with a...

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The Subject Steve
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The Subject Steve

Sam Lipsyte
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Picador

Meet Steve (not his real name), a Special Case, in truth a Terminal Case, and the eponymous antihero of Sam Lipsyte's first novel. Steve has been informed by two doctors that he is dying of a condition...

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Venus Drive
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Venus Drive

Sam Lipsyte
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An intense, mordantly funny collection of short fiction from the author of Home Land and The Ask.

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Home Land
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Home Land

Sam Lipsyte
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Picador

What if somebody finally wrote to his high school alumni bulletin and told...the truth! Here is an update from hell, and the most brilliant work to date, by the novelist whom Jeffrey Eugenides calls...

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