Walter Kirn





Walter Kirn


Born
in Akron, The United States
August 03, 1962

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Walter Kirn is a regular reviewer for The New York Times Book Review, and his work appears in The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, Time, New York, GQ and Esquire. He is the author of six previous works of fiction: My Hard Bargain: Stories, She Needed Me, Thumbsucker, Up in the Air, Mission to America and The Unbinding. Kirn is a graduate of Princeton University and attended Oxford on a scholarship from the Keasby Foundation. "

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                                            REDWOOD TREE, BIG SUR

                                                    for Robert Stone




A tree is a needle
The rest is bark and age
It is the most immaterial of objects
Nothing but aspiration
A bridge of sighs
Yet it...
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Average rating: 3.16 · 11,706 ratings · 1,816 reviews · 16 distinct worksSimilar authors
Blood Will Out: The True St...

3.21 avg rating — 3,736 ratings — published 2014 — 17 editions
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Up in the Air

2.87 avg rating — 4,259 ratings — published 2001 — 32 editions
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Thumbsucker

3.44 avg rating — 1,189 ratings — published 1999 — 7 editions
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Lost in the Meritocracy: Th...

3.12 avg rating — 806 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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Mission to America

3.22 avg rating — 304 ratings — published 2005 — 8 editions
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The Unbinding

2.68 avg rating — 153 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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She Needed Me

3.38 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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My Hard Bargain

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3.73 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 1990 — 3 editions
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My Mother's Bible: A Son Di...

3.18 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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“Art, art of any kind, shows that folks are trying.”
Walter Kirn, Mission to America

“Everyone loves a witch hunt as long as it's someone else's witch being hunted.”
Walter Kirn

“Just breathing can be such a luxury sometimes.”
Walter Kirn, Up in the Air

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