Nicholas Delbanco


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Nicholas Delbanco is the Robert Frost Distinguished University Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan and Chair of the Hopwood Committee. He has published twenty-five books of fiction and non-fiction. His most recent novels are The Count of Concord and Spring and Fall; his most recent works of non-fiction are The Countess of Stanlein Restored and The Lost Suitcase: Reflections on the Literary Life. As editor he has compiled the work of, among others, John Gardner and Bernard Malamud. The long-term Director of the MFA Program as well as the Hopwood Awards Program at the University of Michigan, he has served as Chair of the Fiction Panel for the National Book Awards, received a Guggenheim Fellowship and, tw ...more

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Years, The

3.45 avg rating — 324 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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Lastingness: The Art of Old...

2.96 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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The Vagabonds

2.91 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
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What Remains

3.15 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2000 — 9 editions
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The Sincerest Form

3.57 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2003
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Spring and Fall

2.71 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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Why Writing Matters

3.48 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2020
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Literature: Craft & Voice

3.40 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Running in Place: Scenes fr...

3.27 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 1989 — 3 editions
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The Countess of Stanlein Re...

3.75 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2001
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“By the age of four one has experienced nearly everything one needs to be a writer of fiction; love, pain, loss, boredom, rage, guilt and fear of death.”
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"What would it mean if nothing were written, if the pronouncement 'I give you my word' were sufficient as a contract, and if laws and liabilities were not codified as letters and words on a page?"
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