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Matthue Roth

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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. ...more

Average rating: 3.74 · 1,844 ratings · 407 reviews · 18 distinct worksSimilar authors
Never Mind the Goldbergs

3.46 avg rating — 201 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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Losers

3.55 avg rating — 173 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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My First Kafka: Runaways, R...

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Yom Kippur a Go-Go: A Memoir

4.01 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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Candy in Action

3.39 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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Rules of My Best Friend's Body

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A Halloween present for you

Art: from the prompt "your uncle wearing a creepy hat" on Craiyon
So, I'm up to something, maybe? I've been writing horror stories -- well, I think they're horror stories -- and I've been a little bit shy about sharing them, but, as is typical of things in horror stories, they find a way out nevertheless.

The literary magazine The Furious Gazelle had a Halloween short story contest and I submitt

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Rules of My Best Friend's Body by Matthue Roth
"I was a little iffy about this one. I needn't have been, at all. It was amazing. Yes, it's written from a boy's point of view, but Matthue Roth shows such extraordinary empathy that the pov doesn't really matter. The characters are completely realist" Read more of this review »
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“Even catholics have hail marys. Jews only have guilt.”
Matthue Roth, Never Mind the Goldbergs

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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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