Thomas Mallon





Thomas Mallon


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in Glen Cove, New York, The United States
November 02, 1951

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Thomas Mallon is a novelist, critic and director of the creative writing program at The George Washington University.

He attended Brown University as an undergraduate and earned a Master of Arts and a Ph.D. from Harvard. He received the Ingram Merrill Foundation Award in 1994 and won a Rockefeller Fellowship in 1987. Mallon taught English at Vassar College from 1979-1991.

Mallon is the author of the novels Henry and Clara, Two Moons, Dewey Defeats Truman, Aurora 7, Bandbox, and most recently Fellow Travelers; as well as writing four works of nonfiction. He is a former literary editor of GQ, where he wrote the "Doubting Thomas" column for ten years, and has contributed frequently to The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Mon
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Watergate

3.56 avg rating — 1,271 ratings — published 2012 — 12 editions
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Henry and Clara

3.49 avg rating — 531 ratings — published 1994 — 7 editions
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Fellow Travelers

3.60 avg rating — 404 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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Finale: A Novel of the Reag...

3.66 avg rating — 306 ratings — published 2015 — 7 editions
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Bandbox

3.21 avg rating — 188 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
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A Book of One's Own: People...

3.96 avg rating — 150 ratings — published 1984 — 5 editions
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Dewey Defeats Truman

3.58 avg rating — 147 ratings — published 1997 — 8 editions
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Yours Ever: People and Thei...

3.35 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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Mrs. Paine's Garage and the...

3.29 avg rating — 146 ratings — published 2002 — 8 editions
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Two Moons

3.29 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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“Daisy loved all parades, especially this one, whose crush of observers, prone to impulsive kisses, made it one more piece of the mistletoe under which she lived her life”
Thomas Mallon

“(about Voltaire)...he was generally unbedeviled by any foolish consistency.”
Thomas Mallon, A Book of One's Own: People and Their Diaries

“he’d spent his whole life trying to make God love him—and that this didn’t matter in the slightest. All that mattered was that he loved God. He told me that once he knew this he was home free.”
Thomas Mallon, Fellow Travelers



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