Atticus Lish


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Atticus Lish (born 1972) is an American novelist. His debut, Preparation for the Next Life, caught its independent publisher “off guard” by becoming a surprise success, winning a number of awards including the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. Lish lives in Sunset Park, Brooklyn with his wife. He is the son of influential literary editor Gordon Lish.

Average rating: 3.75 · 3,808 ratings · 685 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
Preparation for the Next Life

3.74 avg rating — 3,739 ratings — published 2014 — 34 editions
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Life Is with People

4.32 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Jimmy

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The War for Gloria

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The War for Goria

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“If a girl is traveling in the steppe and she sees nothing but a single moving dot in the great distance, the dot sees her. Stag, man, wolf.”
Atticus Lish

“You to seem to react so negatively to me. That's all I know. And it hurts...it hurts.”
Atticus Lish, Life Is with People

“First you eats you food, then you plays with you ball and you friends.”
Atticus Lish, Life Is with People

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