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Steven Millhauser
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STEVEN MILLHAUSER is the author of numerous works of fiction, including Martin Dressler, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1997, and, most recently, We Others: New and Selected Stories, winner of The Story Prize and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. His work has been translated into fifteen languages, and his story "Eisenheim the Illusionist" was the basis of the 2006 film The Illusionist. He teaches at Skidmore College.

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Dangerous Laughter
Thirteen Stories
Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $15.95

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author hailed by The New Yorker as “a virtuoso of waking dreams” comes a dazzling new collection of darkly comic stories united by their obsession with obsession. In Dangerous Laughter, Steven Millhauser transports us to unknown universes that uncannily resemble our own.

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Dangerous Laughter

Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $11.99

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Edwin Mullhouse
The Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 by Jeffrey Cartwright
Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 16, 1996
Price: $17.00

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Edwin Mullhouse
The Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 by Jeffrey Cartwright
Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $12.99

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Enchanted Night
A Novella
Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 10, 2000
Price: $15.00

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Enchanted Night
A Novella
Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: eBook, 140 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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The King in the Tree

Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 13, 2004
Price: $12.00

A master of literary transformation, Pulitzer Prize-winner Steven Millhauser turns his attention to the transformations of love in these three hypnotic novellas. While ostensibly showing her home to a prospective buyer, the narrator of “Revenge” unfolds an origami-like narrative of betrayal and psychic violence. In “An Adventure of Don Juan” the... Read more >
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The King in the Tree

Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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The Knife Thrower
and Other Stories
Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 22, 1999
Price: $15.00

Best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer (also available in Vintage paperback), Steven Millhauser has always been most at home with the short story. This new collection of twelve stories puts his rich and varied talents on dazzling display, demonstrating why this singular... Read more >
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The Knife Thrower
and Other Stories
Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Little Kingdoms

Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 3, 1998
Price: $15.95

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Little Kingdoms

Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Martin Dressler
The Tale of an American Dreamer
Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 25, 1997
Price: $15.00

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Young Martin Dressler begins his career as an industrious helper in his father's cigar store.  In the course of his restless young manhood, he makes a swift and eventful rise to the top, accompanied  by two sisters--one a dreamlike shadow, the other a worldly business partner. As the eponymous... Read more >
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Martin Dressler
The Tale of an American Dreamer
Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

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April 14, 2015
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Voices in the Night
Stories
Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $25.95

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Voices in the Night
Stories
Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $12.99

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We Others
New & Selected Stories
Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $16.00

“Every reader knows of writers who are like secrets one wants to keep, and whose books one wants to tell the world about. Millhauser is mine.” —David Rollow, Boston Sunday Globe

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author: the essential stories across three decades that showcase his indomitable imagination.

Steven Millhauser’s fiction has consistently, and... Read more >
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We Others
New & Selected Stories
Written by Steven Millhauser


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $11.99

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