Urban Waite




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Urban Waite

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Urban Waite is the author of The Terror of Living, named one of Esquire's Ten Best Books of the year. His latest book is The Carrion Birds, an Indie Next Pick and the recipient of starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist. His short fiction has appeared in the Best of the West anthology, the Southern Review, and other journals. He has degrees from the University of Washington, Western Washington University, and Emerson College. He lives in Seattle with his wife.

Average rating: 3.45 · 1,444 ratings · 334 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
The Terror of Living

3.47 avg rating — 760 ratings — published 2011 — 22 editions
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Sometimes the Wolf

3.44 avg rating — 318 ratings — published 2014 — 9 editions
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The Carrion Birds

3.43 avg rating — 311 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
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Dead If I Don't

3.33 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
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Don't Look Away

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Leven en sterven van zeehonden

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