Luc Sante





Luc Sante


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Verviers, Belgium
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Luc Sante was born in Verviers Belgium and emigrated to the United States in the early 1960s. Since 1984, he has been a teacher and writer, and frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books. His publications include Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York, The Factory of Facts and Folk Photography. He currently teaches creative writing and the history of photography at Bard College in New York State.

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Low Life: Lures and Snares ...

4.10 avg rating — 1,786 ratings — published 1991 — 9 editions
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Kill All Your Darlings: Pie...

4.09 avg rating — 259 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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The Other Paris

3.93 avg rating — 231 ratings — published 2015 — 6 editions
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Evidence

4.27 avg rating — 162 ratings — published 1992 — 5 editions
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The Factory of Facts

3.66 avg rating — 87 ratings — published 1998 — 7 editions
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Folk Photography: The Ameri...

4.39 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2009
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Walker Evans

4.25 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2001
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O.K. You Mugs: Writers on M...

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No Smoking

4.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2004
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American Photography 1890-1...

4.44 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1995
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“Books entered my house under cover of night, from the four winds, smuggled in by woodland creatures, and then they never left. Books collected on every surface; I believe that somehow they managed to breed”
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“Mention me when they ask you what happened. I am everywhere under your feet.”
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“I realize that books are not the entire world, even if they sometimes seem
to contain it. But I need the stupid things.”
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