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Matthue Roth

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By day, Matthue Roth is a video game designer. His most recent book, My First Kafka, is "eerie and imaginative" (The New Yorker) and "creepy cute" (Wired). He's also the author of the novels Losers, Candy in Action and Never Mind the Goldbergs, and the memoir Yom Kippur a Go-Go. He lives in Brooklyn with his family, and he keeps a secret diary at www.matthue.com.


Average rating: 3.62 · 872 ratings · 179 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
Never Mind The Goldbergs
3.45 of 5 stars 3.45 avg rating — 173 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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Losers
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Yom Kippur a Go-Go: A Memoir
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Candy in Action
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The latest: I just got quoted at length in a news storyabout the company, Amplify, where until a month ago I wrote video games, and how it's ostensibly failing, and that the company is up for sale. I kind of don't believe it's failing -- not entirely -- except that our games have barely gone on sale (they're still not yet available to the public) and there hasn't really been time for anything t... Read more of this blog post »
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Matthue thank you and amen!


Bradley Greetings citizen, may all your books find there way to eager hands. =)


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