Richard Powers





Richard Powers

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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.


Average rating: 3.67 · 18,471 ratings · 2,597 reviews · 69 distinct works · Similar authors
The Echo Maker
3.34 of 5 stars 3.34 avg rating — 5,343 ratings — published 2006 — 26 editions
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Galatea 2.2
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 1,578 ratings — published 1995 — 12 editions
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The Time of Our Singing
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 1,437 ratings — published 2002 — 21 editions
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The Gold Bug Variations
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 1,020 ratings — published 1991 — 7 editions
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Generosity: An Enhancement
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 1,152 ratings — published 2009 — 20 editions
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Orfeo
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 1,083 ratings — published 2014 — 14 editions
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Gain
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 612 ratings — published 1998 — 12 editions
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Three Farmers on Their Way ...
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 502 ratings — published 1985 — 10 editions
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Plowing the Dark
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 538 ratings — published 2000 — 13 editions
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Prisoner's Dilemma
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 406 ratings — published 1988 — 9 editions
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