Daniel Pinkwater


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in Memphis, Tennessee, The United States
November 15, 1941

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Daniel Manus Pinkwater is an author of mostly children's books and is an occasional commentator on National Public Radio. He attended Bard College. Well-known books include Lizard Music, The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death, Fat Men from Space, Borgel, and the picture book The Big Orange Splot. Pinkwater has also illustrated many of his books in the past, although for more recent works that task has passed to his wife Jill Pinkwater.

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Devil in the Drain

In case you needed a little devilry in your day, here’s a recording of Daniel reading the out-of-print and widely-banned DEVIL IN THE DRAIN.





www.thisamericanlife.org/43/faustian-bargains/act-five

DP on This American Life, reading Devil in the Drain
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Average rating: 4.01 · 22,241 ratings · 3,087 reviews · 129 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Big Orange Splot

4.38 avg rating — 2,526 ratings — published 1977 — 8 editions
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Lizard Music

4.14 avg rating — 1,914 ratings — published 1976 — 15 editions
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The Neddiad: How Neddie Too...

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The Hoboken Chicken Emergency

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3.85 avg rating — 1,299 ratings — published 1977 — 17 editions
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5 Novels: Alan Mendelsohn, ...

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Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy fr...

4.33 avg rating — 909 ratings — published 1979 — 5 editions
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The Snarkout Boys and the A...

4.36 avg rating — 847 ratings — published 1982 — 10 editions
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Mrs. Noodlekugel

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Fat Men from Space

3.93 avg rating — 524 ratings — published 1977 — 7 editions
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Borgel

4.23 avg rating — 502 ratings — published 1990 — 7 editions
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“I went to college, but I learned to write by reading and writing.”
Daniel Pinkwater

“Chickens have an uncanny sense of direction.”
Daniel Manus Pinkwater, Lizard Music
tags: humor

“My parents believe in the principle of ‘sink or swim,’ or ‘what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger ― or it kills you.”

From “The Education of Robert Nifkin”
Daniel Manus Pinkwater



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