Scott McClanahan

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Scott McClanahan


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in The United States
June 24, 1978

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Scott McClanahan (born June 24, 1978) is an American writer, filmmaker, and martial artist. He lives in Beckley, West Virginia and is the author of eight books. His most recent book, The Sarah Book, was featured in Rolling Stone, Village Voice, and Playboy. NPR called the book "brave, triumphant and beautiful — it reads like a fever dream, and it feels like a miracle." McClanahan is also a co-founder of Holler Presents, a West Virginia-based production and small press company. ...more

Average rating: 4.2 · 7,611 ratings · 1,161 reviews · 20 distinct worksSimilar authors
Crapalachia: A Biography of...

4.10 avg rating — 2,544 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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The Sarah Book

4.27 avg rating — 2,326 ratings — published 2015 — 13 editions
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Hill William

3.97 avg rating — 895 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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The Collected Works, Vol. 1

4.46 avg rating — 593 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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The Incantations of Daniel ...

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4.26 avg rating — 459 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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Stories V!

4.35 avg rating — 390 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Stories II

4.55 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 2009
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Stories

4.64 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 2008
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Lazy Fascist Review #2

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3.95 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Crap

4.22 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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“I knew he believed in something that none of us ever do anymore. He believed in the nastiest word in the world. He believed in KINDNESS. Please tell me you remember kindness. Please tell me you remember kindness and joy, you cool motherfuckers.”
Scott McClanahan, Crapalachia: A Biography of a Place

“I never look at a painting and ask, "Is this painting fictional or non-fictional?" It's just a painting.”
Scott McClanahan, Crapalachia: A Biography of a Place

“I couldn't believe it.

Something wasn't right.

I thought, "Batman smokes cigarettes."

I couldn't believe it. "Batman smokes fucking cigarettes."

I walked away and saw that Batman was just this stupid guy dressed up in a rubber suit, just as afraid as I was, and that I lived in a lost place inside my own heart, where even Batman couldn't help me.”
Scott McClanahan, Hill William

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