Tom Bissell





Tom Bissell

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born
Escanaba, Michigan, The United States
gender
male


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Tom Bissell (born 1974) is a journalist, critic, and fiction writer.

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Average rating: 3.98 · 9,848 ratings · 1,616 reviews · 20 distinct works · Similar authors
Extra Lives: Why Video Game...
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 2,053 ratings — published 2010 — 9 editions
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Magic Hours: Essays on Crea...
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 474 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Chasing the Sea: Lost Among...
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 414 ratings — published 2003 — 5 editions
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God Lives in St. Petersburg...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 245 ratings — published 2005 — 9 editions
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The Father of All Things: A...
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 150 ratings — published 2007 — 9 editions
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The Art and Design of Gears...
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2011
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The Disaster Artist: My Lif...
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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 3,816 ratings — published 2013 — 9 editions
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The Best American Short Sto...
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 1,277 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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October Light
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 696 ratings — published 1976 — 17 editions
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This Lovely Life
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 316 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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“A great writer reveals the truth even when he or she does not wish to.”
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“Reading gives one something to think about other than one's self.”
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“We are no longer worried that children are missing school because of video games, though. We are worried that they are murdering their classmates because of video games.”
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