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David Arnold

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David Arnold lives in Lexington, Kentucky, with his (lovely) wife and (boisterous) son. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Mosquitoland, Kids of Appetite, and The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik; his books have been translated into over a dozen languages. Learn more at davidarnoldbooks.com and follow him on Twitter @roofbeam and Instagram @iamdavidarnold.

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Mosquitoland

3.90 avg rating — 24,205 ratings — published 2015 — 36 editions
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Kids of Appetite

4.04 avg rating — 5,171 ratings — published 2016 — 24 editions
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4.07 avg rating — 1,369 ratings — published 2018 — 10 editions
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David Arnold and 3 other people liked Charlotte Huang's review of Mosquitoland:
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"What's not to love about this book? It's gorgeously written with one of the best protagonists around. Read this one! You'll be so happy you did."
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David Arnold and 19 other people liked Renée Ahdieh's review of Mosquitoland:
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"A beautiful book from an astoundingly talented writer. Look out for this one, guys. It will knock you down and drag you around. By the heart."
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"Mosquitoland is one of those books that I love so deeply that writing any kind of coherent recommendation is near impossible. We all have those books - the ones that we just want to place reverently (or, perhaps shove immediately) into the hands o..." Read more of this review »
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“I am a collection of oddities, a circus of neurons and electrons: my heart is the ringmaster, my soul is the trapeze artist, and the world is my audience. It sounds strange because it is, and it is, because I am strange.”
David Arnold, Mosquitoland

“Every great character, Iz, be it on page or screen, is multidimensional. The good guys aren't all good, the bad guys aren't all bad, and any character wholly one or the other shouldn't exist at all. Remember this when I describe the antics that follow, for though I am not a villain, I am not immune to villainy.”
David Arnold, Mosquitoland

“When you were born, you cried while the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries while you rejoice.”
David Arnold, Mosquitoland

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