Craig Davidson





Craig Davidson


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Craig Davidson is a Canadian author of short stories and novels, who has published work under both his own name and the pen name Patrick Lestewka. His style has been compared to that of Chuck Palahniuk.

Born in Toronto, Ontario, he was raised in Calgary and St. Catharines.

His first short story collection, Rust and Bone, was later published in September 2005 by Penguin Books Canada, and was a finalist for the 2006 Danuta Gleed Literary Award. Stories in Rust and Bone have also been adapted into a play by Australian playwright Caleb Lewis and a film by French director Jacques Audiard.

Davidson also released a novel in 2007 named The Fighter. During the course of his research of the novel, Davidson went on a 16-week steroid cycle. To promote the
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Hello All,

In case anyone's gonna be around these festivals or cons in the fall months, I thought I'd post some tentative (or ironclad) dates. Also will be in L.A. in mid-September, but no readings planned.

September 19 – TORONTO – Bonnie Stern Book Club
September 23 — TORONTO — Nutshell Launch (Ian McEwan): readings hosted by Dave Bidini September 25 – TORONTO – Word on the Street September 30 –... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.76 · 2,716 ratings · 482 reviews · 17 distinct worksSimilar authors
Cataract City

3.65 avg rating — 884 ratings — published 2013 — 13 editions
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Rust and Bone: Stories

3.77 avg rating — 535 ratings — published 2005 — 20 editions
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Precious Cargo: My Year of ...

3.69 avg rating — 465 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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The Fighter

3.80 avg rating — 280 ratings — published 2006 — 21 editions
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Sarah Court

3.54 avg rating — 185 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
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Picador Shots   A Mean Utility

3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2006
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Too Much Dirt

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2013
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Oil In The Water

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Eleanor Rigby

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2007
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All At Sea

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“Love is a sickness. Some kind of a pathogen existing above all explanation.”
Craig Davidson, Sarah Court

“How deeply do any of us know our own selves? Ask yourself. We hold a picture of how we wish to be and hope it goes forever unchallenged. Passing through life never pursuing aspects of our natures with which we'd rather not reckon. Dying strangers to ourselves.”
Craig Davidson

“I figured a woman can't be understood the way a man can. Women have purposes men can't even imagine.”
Craig Davidson, Cataract City

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