Andrei Codrescu





Andrei Codrescu


Born
in Sibiu, Romania
December 20, 1946

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Andrei Codrescu is a Romanian-born American poet, novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and commentator for National Public Radio. He was Mac Curdy Distinguished Professor of English at Louisiana State University from 1984 until his retirement in 2009.

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The Blood Countess

3.50 avg rating — 1,456 ratings — published 1995 — 11 editions
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New Orleans, Mon Amour: Twe...

3.95 avg rating — 565 ratings — published 2001 — 6 editions
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The Posthuman Dada Guide: T...

4.11 avg rating — 223 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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Wakefield

3.08 avg rating — 195 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
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Messiah

3.34 avg rating — 161 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
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The Poetry Lesson

3.69 avg rating — 139 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Zombification: Stories from...

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3.62 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 1994 — 3 editions
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The Muse Is Always Half-Dre...

3.78 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 1993 — 5 editions
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Casanova in Bohemia

3.47 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
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Ay, Cuba! A Socio-Erotic Jo...

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“Nostalgia is masochism and masochism is something masochists love to share.”
Andrei Codrescu, New Orleans, Mon Amour: Twenty Years of Writings from the City

“It's still a mystery to me exactly how I learned the language. [But] I was 19 years old and I had very urgent things to tell girls.”
Andrei Codrescu

“Nosferatu is the daddy of modern American sex.”
Andrei Codrescu, The Posthuman Dada Guide: Tzara & Lenin Play Chess

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Okay, looks like horror is our genre for July! I'm kind of glad since I'm doing a lot of serious reading this summer. I'll try not to pick really horrific (i.e. gory, etc.) titles, for the sake of those of you who are more lighthearted. This poll will be open until Saturday, June 13.

 
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The Collector The Collector by John Fowles John Fowles
 
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The Blood Countess The Blood Countess by Andrei Codrescu Andrei Codrescu
 
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Grotesque Grotesque by Natsuo Kirino Natsuo Kirino
 
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Anno-Dracula Anno Dracula (Anno Dracula, #1) by Kim Newman Kim Newman
 
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At the Mountains of Madness At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft H.P. Lovecraft
 
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