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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Average rating: 3.56 · 3,337 ratings · 576 reviews · 27 distinct works · Similar authors
Watergate
3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 1,064 ratings — published 2012 — 11 editions
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Henry and Clara
3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 476 ratings — published 1994 — 7 editions
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Fellow Travelers
3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 361 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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Bandbox
3.18 of 5 stars 3.18 avg rating — 170 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
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Dewey Defeats Truman
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 134 ratings — published 1997 — 8 editions
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A Book of One's Own: People...
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 129 ratings — published 1984 — 4 editions
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Yours Ever: People and Thei...
3.24 of 5 stars 3.24 avg rating — 120 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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Mrs. Paine's Garage and the...
3.3 of 5 stars 3.30 avg rating — 129 ratings — published 2002 — 8 editions
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Two Moons: A Novel
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3.23 of 5 stars 3.23 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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Stolen Words
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1989 — 3 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

“I have a picture of the Pont Neuf on a wall in my apartment, but i know that Paris is really on the closet shelf, in the box next to the sleeping bag, with the rest of my diaries.”
Thomas Mallon



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