Louis Auchincloss

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Louis Auchincloss


Born
in Lawrence, New York, The United States
September 27, 1917

Died
January 26, 2010

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Louis Stanton Auchincloss was an American novelist, historian, and essayist.

Among Auchincloss's best-known books are the multi-generational sagas The House of Five Talents, Portrait in Brownstone, and East Side Story. Other well-known novels include The Rector of Justin, the tale of a renowned headmaster of a school like Groton trying to deal with changing times, and The Embezzler, a look at white-collar crime. Auchincloss is known for his closely observed portraits of old New York and New England society.
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Average rating: 3.73 · 17,946 ratings · 1,879 reviews · 116 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Rector of Justin

3.91 avg rating — 882 ratings — published 1964 — 25 editions
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Theodore Roosevelt (The Ame...

3.84 avg rating — 407 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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East Side Story

3.56 avg rating — 276 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
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A Voice from Old New York: ...

3.75 avg rating — 185 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Woodrow Wilson

3.04 avg rating — 179 ratings — published 2000 — 7 editions
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The Headmaster's Dilemma

3.14 avg rating — 165 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Last of the Old Guard

3.53 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Manhattan Monologues: Stories

3.70 avg rating — 133 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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Her Infinite Variety

3.51 avg rating — 131 ratings — published 2000 — 12 editions
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The Embezzler

3.73 avg rating — 120 ratings — published 1966 — 17 editions
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“A man can spend his whole existence never learning the simple lesson that he has only one life and that if he fails to do what he wants with it, nobody else really cares.--Louis Auchincloss”
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“Only little boys and old men sneer at love.”
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“Keep doing good deeds long enough and you'll probably turn out a good man in spite of yourself.”
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