Adam Gnade

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Roberto Bolano, John Steinbeck, Sherman Alexie

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Adam Gnades (guh nah dee) work is released as a series of books and "talking songs" that share characters and themes; the fiction writing continuing plot-lines left open by the self-described talking songs in an attempt to compile a vast, detailed, interconnected, personal history of contemporary American life. His books and "talking records" are released by Pioneers Press and Three One G. ...more

Average rating: 4.29 · 835 ratings · 97 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Do-It-Yourself Guide to...

4.24 avg rating — 499 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Simple Steps to a Life Less...

4.48 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Ringside! A Companion Piece...

4.45 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Caveworld

4.12 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2013
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Hymn California

4.43 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2008
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Locust House

4.40 avg rating — 43 ratings2 editions
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This Is the End of Somethin...

4.57 avg rating — 23 ratings
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Hey Hey Lonesome

4.60 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2011
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The Heat and the Hot Earth

4.06 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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The Darkness to the West

3.92 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2008
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Excerpt from Caveworld: A Novel

Las Vegas city limitscasinos on the horizon. The strip and then the hotel room. Snorting lines off the TV top. Drinking tequila and smoking speed, sitting on the bed laughing. Joey lying in the bathtub with one of the beds yellow coverlets over him talking to Maggie for hours while she sits on the counter, swinging her crossed legs. Intense talks. Talks about everything. Family, death, marriage... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 30, 2016 14:58 Tags: adam-gnade, caveworld, pioneers-press

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Locust House by Adam Gnade
"Locust House is a novella-length rumination on a time, a place, and a culture. Its an impressionistic love letter to San Diegos fringe music scene, circa 2002. It is beautiful, unsettling, and immersive.

Gnade presents readers with a handful of mis..." Read more of this review »
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Go Down, Moses by William Faulkner
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Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
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“Don't Blame the Illuminati-Become the Illuminati!”
Adam Gnade and Rio Safari

“Be good to people. Even the shitty ones. Let the assholes be assholes. You'll sleep better.”
Adam Gnade, The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Fighting the Big Motherfuckin' Sad

“There’s no meaning of life but there is meaning and life, and it’s there waiting for you.”
Adam Gnade, The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Fighting the Big Motherfuckin' Sad

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