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E.L. Doctorow
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E. L. Doctorow’s works of fiction include Homer & Langley, The March, Billy Bathgate, Ragtime, The Book of Daniel, City of God, Welcome to Hard Times, Loon Lake, World’s Fair, The Waterworks, and All the Time in the World. Among his honors are the National Book Award, three National Book Critics Circle awards, two PEN/Faulkner awards, the Edith Wharton Citation for Fiction, and the presidentially conferred National Humanities Medal. In 2009 he was short-listed for the Man Booker International Prize honoring a writer’s lifetime achievement in fiction, and in 2012 he won the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction... Read More

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All the Time in the World
New and Selected Stories
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $16.00

From a master of modern American letters comes an enthralling collection of brilliant short fiction about people who, as E. L. Doctorow notes in his Preface, are somehow “distinct from their surroundings—people in some sort of contest with the prevailing world.” Containing six unforgettable stories that have never appeared in book... Read more >
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All the Time in the World
New and Selected Stories
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $11.99

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October 21, 2014
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Andrew's Brain
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $15.00

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Andrew's Brain
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $26.00

This brilliant new novel by an American master, the author of Ragtime, The Book of Daniel, Billy Bathgate, and The March, takes us on a radical trip into the mind of a man who, more than once in his life, has been an inadvertent agent of disaster.

Speaking from an unknown place... Read more >

Andrew's Brain
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $13.99

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Andrew's Brain
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Random House Large Print
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $26.00

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Billy Bathgate
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: June 29, 2010
Price: $16.00

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Billy Bathgate
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The Book of Daniel
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: July 10, 2007
Price: $16.00

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The Book of Daniel
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 10, 2010
Price: $11.99

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City of God
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $16.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
With brilliant and audacious strokes, E. L. Doctorow creates a breathtaking collage of memories, events, visions, and provocative thought, all centered on an idea of the modern reality of God. At the heart of this stylistically daring tour de force is a detective story about a cross that vanishes... Read more >
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City of God
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 6, 2001
Price: $11.99

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Creationists
Selected Essays, 1993-2006
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $14.95

E. L. Doctorow is acclaimed internationally for such novels as Ragtime, Billy Bathgate, and The March. Now here are Doctorow’s rich, revelatory essays on the nature of imaginative thought. In Creationists, Doctorow considers creativity in its many forms: from the literary (Melville and Mark Twain) to the comic (Harpo Marx) to... Read more >
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Creationists
Selected Essays, 1993-2006
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $11.99

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Ragtime, The March, and Homer & Langley: Three Bestselling Novels

Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: eBook, 944 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: October 28, 2013
Price: $27.99

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DRINKS BEFORE DINNER

Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: eBook, 96 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 9, 2011
Price: $7.99

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Homer & Langley
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $15.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE, THE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, THE KANSAS CITY STAR, AND BOOKLIST

Selected for Common Reading at Cornell University

Homer and Langley Collyer are brothers—the one blind and deeply intuitive, the other damaged into madness, or perhaps greatness... Read more >
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Homer & Langley
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Jack London, Hemingway, and the Constitution:
Selected Essays, 1977-1992
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Lives of the Poets
A Novella and Six Stories
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: June 29, 2010
Price: $15.00

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Lives of the Poets
A Novella and Six Stories
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Loon Lake
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $16.00

The hero of this dazzling novel by American master E. L. Doctorow is Joe, a young man on the run in the depths of the Great Depression. A late-summer night finds him alone and shivering beside a railroad track in the Adirondack mountains when a private railcar passes. Brightly lit windows... Read more >
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Loon Lake
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 22, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The March
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $16.00

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
WINNER OF THE PEN/FAULKNER AWARD
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“E. L. Doctorow [is] always astonishing. . . . In The March, he dreams himself backward from The Book of Daniel to Ragtime to The Waterworks to the Civil War, into the creation myth of the Republic... Read more >
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The March
A Novel
Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 20, 2005
Price: $11.99

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