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Stewart O'Nan

Stewart O'Nan

·3.62·51,846 Ratings
“ We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. ” ― E. M. Forster
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  • Faithful: Two Diehard Boston Red Sox Fans Chronicle the Historic 2004 Season

    ·3.82·4,012 Ratings
    Early in 2004, two writers and Red Sox fans, Stewart O'Nan and Stephen King, decided to chronicle the upcoming season, one of the most hotly anticipated in baseball history. They would sit together at Fenway. They would exchange emails. They would write a
  • On Writers and Writing

    ·3.72·73 Ratings
    "All my life, " John Gardner wrote, weeks before his death in a motorcycle accident, "I've lived flat-out. As a motorcycle racer, chemist, writer...I was never cautious." This goes for John Gardner the critic as well, and that is nowhere more evident than
  • Everyday People

    ·3.58·188 Ratings
    Stewart O'Nan's critically acclaimed novel Everyday People brings together the stories of the people of an African-American Pittsburgh neighborhood during one fateful week in the early fall of 1998. Vibrant, poignant, and brilliantly rendered, Everyday Pe
  • The Names of the Dead

    ·3.92·216 Ratings
    In Ithaca, New York, in 1982, Larry Markham awakes to discover his wife, Vicki, has taken their young son, Scott, and left him--not for the first time, possibly for the last. It is a deep blow to a life already in fragments: adead-end job delivering Wonde
  • Snow Angels

    ·3.52·1,486 Ratings
    Now a major motion picture from Warner Independent starring Sam Rockwell and Kate BeckinsaleIn Stewart O'Nan's Snow Angels, Arthur Parkinson is fourteen during the dreary winter of 1974. Enduring the pain of his parents' divorce, his world is shattered wh
  • The Speed Queen

    ·3.82·788 Ratings
    Stewart O'Nan is one of the most highly acclaimed fiction writers of his generation, selected by Granta as one of the Best Young American Novelists and hailed by The New York Times as "a master." Grove Press is proud to reissue his haunting noir novel The
  • The Vietnam Reader: The Definitive Collection of Fiction and Nonfiction on the War

    ·4.17·196 Ratings
    An extraordinary selection of the finest and best-known art from the American war in Vietnam, from Tim O'Brien to Marvin Gaye, from mainstream bestsellers to radical poetry.This authoritative and accessible volume includes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, dra
  • A Prayer for the Dying

    ·4·1,985 Ratings
    Set just after the Civil War, A Prayer for the Dying is the story of a small Wisconsin town gripped by a mysterious, deadly epidemic, and one man desperate to save it. Torn between his loyalty to his family, his faith in God, and his terror of this viciou
  • A World Away

    ·3.28·147 Ratings
    A major new novel by the award-winning author named by Granta as one of America's best young writers. Set at a remote beachfront cottage in the Hamptons one summer during the Second World War, A World Away follows the fortunes of the Langer family, whose
  • The Circus Fire: A True Story of an American Tragedy

    ·3.94·1,844 Ratings
    The acclaimed author of A Prayer for the Dying brings all his narrative gifts to bear on this gripping account of tragedy and heroism-the great Hartford circus fire of 1944.Halfway through a midsummer afternoon performance, Ringling Brothers Barnum and Ba
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