Arthur Nersesian





Arthur Nersesian

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Arthur Nersesian is the author of eight novels, including The Fuck-Up (Akashic, 1997 & MTV Books/Simon & Schuster, 1999), Chinese Takeout (HarperCollins), Manhattan Loverboy (Akashic), Suicide Casanova (Akashic), dogrun (MTV Books/Simon & Schuster), and Unlubricated (HarperCollins). He is also the author of East Village Tetralogy, a collection of four plays. He lives in New York City.

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"Arthur Nersesian is a real New York writer. His novels are a celebration
of marginal characters living in the East Village and trying to survive.

Nersesian's books include The Fuck-Up, The East Village Tetralogy, and now just published by a small press based in New York, Manhattan Loverboy. Nersesian h
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Average rating: 3.57 · 11,584 ratings · 635 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
The Fuck-Up
3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 6,880 ratings — published 1997 — 10 editions
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Dogrun
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 1,236 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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Chinese Takeout
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 958 ratings — published 2003 — 5 editions
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Suicide Casanova
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 666 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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Unlubricated
3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 569 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Manhattan Loverboy
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 497 ratings — published 2000 — 6 editions
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The Swing Voter of Staten I...
3.24 of 5 stars 3.24 avg rating — 188 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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Mesopotamia
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 152 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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The Sacrificial Circumcisio...
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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East Village Tetralogy
3.37 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 1995 — 4 editions
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“The masses-I love em-they rush for red lights, risking everything to capture a few seconds, only to get home and waste their lives.”
Arthur Nersesian, Manhattan Loverboy

“Finally life becomes a very specific thing--and that's what we are. Ultimately, looking back, I'm beginning to believe that we need to always be fucked up. We need to always have some reason to hate ourselves, something to make us feel eternally incomplete.”
Arthur Nersesian, Dogrun

“Nowadays the standards had plummeted so far that I failed even at being a failure. I silently packed up. Nothing else was left. They had even robbed me of self-pity”
Arthur Nersesian, Dogrun

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