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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

Sam Lipsyte
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A hilarious collection of stories from the writer The New York Times called "the novelist of his generation"

Returning to the form in which he began, Sam Lipsyte,...

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The Ask

Sam Lipsyte
Picador
Picador

Probing themes from work, war, and sex to child rearing and the eroticization of chicken wire, The Ask is a perfect blend of provocative and funny.

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The Subject Steve

Sam Lipsyte
Picador
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

Sam Lipsyte
Picador
Picador

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

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Home Land

Sam Lipsyte
Picador
Picador

What if somebody finally wrote to his high school alumni bulletin and told...the truth! Here is an update from hell, a brilliant work from novelist Sam Lipsyte, whom Jeffrey Eugenides calls "original,...

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