Steve Almond

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Steve Almond is the author of two story collections, My Life in Heavy Metal and The Evil B.B. Chow, the non-fiction book Candyfreak, and the novel Which Brings Me to You, co-written with Julianna Baggott. He lives outside Boston with his wife and baby daughter Josephine.

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Candyfreak: A Journey Throu...

3.76 avg rating — 5,401 ratings — published 2004 — 16 editions
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My Life in Heavy Metal: Sto...

3.79 avg rating — 1,211 ratings — published 2002 — 9 editions
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Which Brings Me to You

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3.46 avg rating — 1,259 ratings — published 2005 — 14 editions
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Rock and Roll Will Save You...

3.65 avg rating — 1,071 ratings — published 2010
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Against Football: One Fan's...

4.04 avg rating — 1,062 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
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Not That You Asked: Rants, ...

3.59 avg rating — 1,008 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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The Evil B.B. Chow and Othe...

3.66 avg rating — 620 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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Bad Stories: What the Hell ...

4.19 avg rating — 470 ratings — published 2018 — 6 editions
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God Bless America: Stories

3.87 avg rating — 312 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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This Won't Take But a Minut...

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“Every now and then, I'll run into someone who claims not to like chocolate, and while we live in a country where everyone has the right to eat what they want, I want to say for the record that I don't trust these people, that I think something is wrong with them, and that they're probably - and this must be said - total duds in bed.”
Steve Almond, Candyfreak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America

“We need books...because we are all, in the private kingdoms of our hearts, desperate for the company of a wise, true friend.”
Steve Almond

“The answer is that we don't choose our freaks, they choose us.”
Steve Almond, Candyfreak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America

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