Richard Powers





Richard Powers


Born
in Evanston, Illinois, The United States
June 18, 1957

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Richard Powers is the author of eleven novels. He has been awarded a MacArthur Fellowship, the Lannan Literary Award, two Pushcart Prizes, and the National Book Award.

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Average rating: 3.68 · 24,143 ratings · 3,378 reviews · 26 distinct works · Similar authors
The Echo Maker

3.35 avg rating — 6,636 ratings — published 2006 — 30 editions
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Galatea 2.2

3.74 avg rating — 1,959 ratings — published 1995 — 13 editions
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Orfeo

3.62 avg rating — 3,440 ratings — published 2014 — 25 editions
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The Time of Our Singing

4.23 avg rating — 1,921 ratings — published 2002 — 26 editions
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The Gold Bug Variations

4.12 avg rating — 1,339 ratings — published 1991 — 8 editions
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Generosity: An Enhancement

3.51 avg rating — 1,483 ratings — published 2009 — 21 editions
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Three Farmers on Their Way ...

3.85 avg rating — 641 ratings — published 1985 — 10 editions
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Gain

3.76 avg rating — 765 ratings — published 1998 — 15 editions
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Plowing the Dark

3.65 avg rating — 677 ratings — published 2000 — 14 editions
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Prisoner's Dilemma

3.86 avg rating — 501 ratings — published 1988 — 10 editions
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