William J. Cobb

William J. Cobb

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Texas City, Texas, The United States



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William J. Cobb is a novelist, essayist, and short fiction writer whose work has been published in The New Yorker, The Mississippi Review, The Antioch Review, and many others. He's the author of two novels - The Fire Eaters (W.W. Norton 1994) and Goodnight, Texas (Unbridled Books 2006) - and a book of stories, The White Tattoo (Ohio State UP 2002). He reviews books for the Dallas Morning News, the Houston Chronicle, and the New York Times, and directs the MFA program at Penn State. He lives in Pennsylvania and Colorado.

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So here’s my review of Peter Heller’s new novel, The Painter, today in the Dallas Morning News, here. It’s a good book, and I’ll have more to say about it this week, but for now I’ll let this review speak. One thing I’ll note: It’s set in central Colorado and Santa Fe, New Mexico, two of my favorite places in the world, and where I’m headed on Tuesday. Ten points if you can name where the pictu...

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Average rating: 3.54 · 153 ratings · 48 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
The Bird Saviors
3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 100 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Goodnight, Texas
3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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The Fire Eaters
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1994
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The White Tattoo: A Collect...
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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The Lousy Adult
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2013 — 2 editions
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