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Daryl Gregory

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Award-winning author of Spoonbenders, We Are All Completely Fine, Afterparty, Pandemonium, and others. Some of his short fiction has been collected in Unpossible and Other Stories.

He's won the World Fantasy Award, as well as the Shirley Jackson, Crawford, Asimov Readers, and Geffen awards, and his work has been short-listed for many other awards, including the Nebula . His books have been translated in over a dozen languages, and have been named to best-of-the-year lists from NPR Books, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, and Library Journal.

He is also the writer of Flatline an interactive fiction game from 3 Minute Games, and comics such as Planet of the Apes.

Daryl lives in Oakland, California.

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Raising Stony Mayhall

3.83 avg rating — 2,788 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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Afterparty

3.73 avg rating — 2,599 ratings — published 2014 — 13 editions
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Pandemonium

3.82 avg rating — 2,331 ratings — published 2008 — 12 editions
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We Are All Completely Fine

3.77 avg rating — 2,240 ratings — published 2014 — 13 editions
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The Devil's Alphabet

3.57 avg rating — 1,142 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Harrison Squared

3.79 avg rating — 1,071 ratings — published 2015 — 9 editions
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Spoonbenders

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Unpossible and Other Stories

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Daryl and 8 other people liked Kate's review of The Catcher in the Rye:
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
"I think there are 3 versions of Catcher in the Rye:
1. When you read it as a teenager, and you're a little bit in love (see Billy Collins's poem "Marginalia")
2. When you're in your twenties, and you think he's a jackass
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Raising Stony Mayhall by Daryl Gregory
" Thanks for this long, thoughtful review! I'm so glad you dug the book.

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Daryl
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" Thanks, Kevin! I just started reading HOUNDED. Great opening. "
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" Thanks for reading, and taking the time to review! Much appreciated. "
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" Thanks for reviewing, Jenn! I'm honored that I got you to cry. "
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" Thanks for posting the review, Kasia! The book was definitely written for people who wouldn't ordinarily read a zombie book. (In other words, my mom.) "
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The most fun book I've read in quite a while. The book has serious things to say about evolution, ecology, and humanity-- but those messages never get in the way of this zippy, witty adventure, with a real hero you cheer for. My full review is here.
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“Pretending to be normal made life so difficult.”
Daryl Gregory, We Are All Completely Fine

“..."I might be entertaining the idea of tamping down my nihilism. Just a bit. Not because life is not meaningless—I think that’s inarguable. It’s just that the constant awareness of its pointlessness is exhausting. I wouldn’t mind being oblivious again. I’d love to feel the wind in my face and think, just for minute, that I’m not going to crash into the rocks.”

“You’re saying you’d like to be happy.”
Daryl Gregory, We Are All Completely Fine

“That morning, while Mom had fought with Grandpa, Aunt Sel had asked me to bring her a glass of wine—it was nine in the morning—and when I’d delivered it she’d handed me a ten dollar bill and said, “I dislike children, but I do appreciate decent service.”
Daryl Gregory, Harrison Squared

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Joshua Palmatier Nope, not on a mystery kick. I'm adding books by picking an author and then adding all the books I own by that author to the "shelves" here at Goodreads. Thought of Janet Evanovich, so added all of hers and all of Sue Grafton's.


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Daryl Ah! Got it. You're a better man than I. Maybe I could hire my kids to type in all my books.


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