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Matthue Roth

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Matthue's book My First Kafka was called "eerie and imaginative" by The New Yorker) and "creepy cute" by Wired. He's also written a bunch of other books, most recently Rules of My Best Friend's Body. He's also written for Sesame Street, and by day he writes games for Google. He lives in Brooklyn with his family, and he keeps a secret diary at www.matthue.com.

Average rating: 3.66 · 1,098 ratings · 208 reviews · 16 distinct worksSimilar authors
Never Mind The Goldbergs

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Yom Kippur a Go-Go: A Memoir

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Candy in Action

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I was out to breakfast with my brother-in-law, who told me he really liked my latest Hevria piece. I thanked him, then immediately regretted it, because how do you thank someone for memories that aren't yours? This is how it goes.

The Friend I Never CalledBY MATTHUE ROTH • JUNE 19, 2018 • ESSAYI steal names. You should know this, first of all, if you want to be friends with me (or friends of fri... Read more of this blog post »
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“Even catholics have hail marys. Jews only have guilt.”
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Matthue thank you and amen!


Bradley Greetings citizen, may all your books find there way to eager hands. =)


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