Andrew Smith


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Andrew Smith is the author of Winger, Grasshopper Jungle, The Alex Crow, 100 Sideways Miles, and Rabbit & Robot, among others. Exile from Eden: Or, After the Hole, the long-awaited sequel to Grasshopper Jungle, is coming from Simon & Schuster on September 24, 2019. ...more

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adjective, adjective!


1. This weekend, The Alex Crow was reviewed in USA Today. It's a very nice review, with lots of adjectives like weird, strange, odd, diverse; and humorous and touching.

2. Those are good adjectives. I've been at odds with adjectives for about a month now, but I'm giving them another chance. Also commas. Well, maybe not so much the commas.

3. See #5 if you want to know my take on verbs.

4. I am go Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 06, 2015 09:05
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Winger (Winger, #1)

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Grasshopper Jungle

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100 Sideways Miles

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Stand-Off (Winger, #2)

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The Marbury Lens (The Marbu...

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Stick

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The Alex Crow

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In the Path of Falling Objects

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Ghost Medicine

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“Joey told me nothing ever goes back exactly the way it was, that things expand and contract- like breathing, but you could never fill your lungs up with the same air twice.”
Andrew Smith, Winger

“And then it's always that one word that makes you so different and puts you outside the overlap of everyone else; and that word is so fucking big and loud, it's the only thing anyone ever hears when your name is spoken.

And whenever that happens to us, all the other words that make us the same disappear in its shadow.”
Andrew Smith, Winger

“All good books are about everything, abbreviated.”
Andrew Smith, Grasshopper Jungle

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What should we read for September 2014? Although you may write in books, please make sure they are published between January 1, 2014 and September 8, 2014. Also, check the discussion board to see if we've read it already!

 
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