Walter Kirn





Walter Kirn

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Walter Kirn is a regular reviewer for The New York Times Book Review, and his work appears in The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, Time, New York, GQ and Esquire. He is the author of six previous works of fiction: My Hard Bargain: Stories, She Needed Me, Thumbsucker, Up in the Air, Mission to America and The Unbinding. Kirn is a graduate of Princeton University and attended Oxford on a scholarship from the Keasby Foundation. "


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Average rating: 3.05 · 6,627 ratings · 1,130 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
Up in the Air
2.82 of 5 stars 2.82 avg rating — 3,170 ratings — published 2001 — 30 editions
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Blood Will Out: The True St...
3.24 of 5 stars 3.24 avg rating — 1,258 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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Thumbsucker
3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 971 ratings — published 1999 — 7 editions
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Lost in the Meritocracy: Th...
3.04 of 5 stars 3.04 avg rating — 593 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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Mission to America
3.26 of 5 stars 3.26 avg rating — 257 ratings — published 2005 — 8 editions
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The Unbinding
2.61 of 5 stars 2.61 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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She Needed Me
3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 90 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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My Hard Bargain
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1990 — 3 editions
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My Mother's Bible: A Son Di...
2.96 of 5 stars 2.96 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 2005
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“Art, art of any kind, shows that folks are trying.”
Walter Kirn, Mission to America

“Everyone loves a witch hunt as long as it's someone else's witch being hunted.”
Walter Kirn

“Just breathing can be such a luxury sometimes.”
Walter Kirn, Up in the Air

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