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Lawrence Weschler
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Until his recent retirement, Lawrence Weschler was for more than twenty years a staff writer at The New Yorker, where his work shuttled between political tragedies and cultural comedies. He is a two-time winner of the George Polk Award and has also been honored with a Lannan Literary Award. The author of eleven books, including Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder (which was short-listed for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award), he has taught at Princeton; Columbia; University of California, Santa Cruz; Bard; Vassar; and Sarah Lawrence. Since 2001 he has been the director of the New... Read More

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A MIRACLE, A UNIVERSE
SETTLIN
Written by Lawrence Weschler


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: January 2, 2013
Price: $18.99

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Mr. Wilson's Cabinet Of Wonder
Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Techno logy
Written by Lawrence Weschler


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Mr. Wilson's Cabinet Of Wonder
Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Techno logy
Written by Lawrence Weschler


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 26, 1996
Price: $14.95

Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction Finalist
National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction Finalist


Pronged ants, horned humans, a landscape carved on a fruit pit—some of the displays in David Wilson's Museum of Jurassic Technology are hoaxes. But which ones? As he guides readers through an intellectual hall of mirrors, Lawrence Weschler revisits... Read more >
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Vermeer in Bosnia
Selected Writings
Written by Lawrence Weschler


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 12, 2005
Price: $15.00

There are writers who specialize in the strange and others whose genius is to find the strangeness in the familiar, the unexpected meanings in stories we thought we knew. Of that second category, Lawrence Weschler is the master. Witness the pieces in this splendidly disorienting collection, spanning twenty years of his... Read more >
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Vermeer in Bosnia
Selected Writings
Written by Lawrence Weschler


Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

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