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Michael Shilling

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Michael Shilling is the author of Rock Bottom, which Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Company published in 2009. This summer, the book will be adapted as musical by the Landless Theater Company in Washington, DC. His short stories have appeared in The Sun, Fugue, and Other Voices. Back in Seattle after several wild years in the midwest, he teaches at Cornish College of the Arts, and is working on a novel that involves people running out of time while running after each other. He also plays the drums in a soul band.


Average rating: 3.40 · 118 ratings · 32 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Rock Bottom
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My 1980s and Other Essays by Wayne Koestenbaum
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Affliction by Russell Banks
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Affliction is magisterial, heartbreaking, deeply intelligent, compassionate, and often a nailbiter. Banks writes beautiful sentences and amazing physical descriptions. That said, the book is at least 50 (single-spaced) pages too long due to repetitio ...more
Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere by Poe Ballantine
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Comparing this at times charming but mostly meandering book to capote and berendt is ridiculous.
The Go-Between by L.P. Hartley
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River of Shadows by Rebecca Solnit
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World War Z by Max Brooks
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Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72 by Hunter S. Thompson
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