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E.L. Doctorow

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
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | January 2012
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8203-9 (0-8129-8203-7)

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...

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Andrew's Brain
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | October 2014
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8098-1 (0-8129-8098-0)

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SLATE AND THE TELEGRAPH

This brilliant novel by 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, has been the inadvertent agent of disaster. Speaking... Read more






Andrew's Brain
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House | Hardcover | January 2014
$26.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6881-4 (1-4000-6881-9)

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SLATE AND THE TELEGRAPH 

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... Read more






Andrew's Brain
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | January 2014
$26.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-8041-9448-8 (0-8041-9448-3)

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SLATE AND THE TELEGRAPH 

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... Read more






Billy Bathgate
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | June 2010
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8117-9 (0-8129-8117-0)

To open this book is to enter the perilous, thrilling world of Billy Bathgate, the brazen boy who is accepted into the inner circle of the notorious Dutch Schultz gang. Like an urban Tom Sawyer, Billy takes us along on his fateful adventures as he becomes good-luck charm, apprentice, and finally... Read more






The Book of Daniel
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | July 2007
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7817-9 (0-8129-7817-X)

The central figure of this novel is a young man whose parents were executed for conspiring to steal atomic secrets for Russia.

His name is Daniel Isaacson, and as the story opens, his parents have been dead for many years. He has had a long time to adjust to their deaths. He... Read more






City of God
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | August 2014
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8589-4 (0-8129-8589-3)

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... Read more






Creationists
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | September 2007
$14.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7564-2 (0-8129-7564-2)

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






Homer & Langley
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | September 2010
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7563-5 (0-8129-7563-4)

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

Homer and Langley Collyer are brothers—the one blind and deeply intuitive, the other damaged into madness, or perhaps greatness, by mustard gas in the Great... Read more






Lives of the Poets
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | June 2010
$15.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8118-6 (0-8129-8118-9)

Innocence is lost to unforgettable experience in these brilliant stories by E. L. Doctorow, as full of mystery and meaning as any of the longer works by this American master. In “The Writer in the Family,” a young man learns the difference between lying and literature after he is induced into... Read more






Loon Lake
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | September 2007
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7821-6 (0-8129-7821-8)

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






The March
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | September 2006
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7615-1 (0-8129-7615-0)

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

In 1864, Union general William Tecumseh Sherman marched his sixty thousand troops through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. The army fought off Confederate forces, demolished cities, and accumulated a borne-along population of... Read more






Ragtime
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | May 2007
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7818-6 (0-8129-7818-8)

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

Published in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be. An extraordinary tapestry, Ragtime captures the spirit of America in the era between the turn of the century and the First World War.
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Ragtime
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Modern Library | Hardcover | November 1997
$22.00/26.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-60297-2 (0-679-60297-6)

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

Published in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be. An extraordinary tapestry, Ragtime captures the spirit of America in the era between the turn of the century and the First World War.

The... Read more






Sweet Land Stories
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | May 2005
$14.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7177-4 (0-8129-7177-9)

One of America’s premier writers, the bestselling author of Ragtime, Billy Bathgate, The Book of Daniel, and World’s Fair turns his astonishing narrative powers to the short story in five dazzling explorations of who we are as a people and how we live.

Ranging over the American continent from Alaska to Washington... Read more






The Waterworks
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | May 2007
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7819-3 (0-8129-7819-6)

“An elegant page-turner of nineteenth-century detective fiction.”
–The Washington Post Book World

One rainy morning in 1871 in lower Manhattan, Martin Pemberton a freelance writer, sees in a passing stagecoach several elderly men, one of whom he recognizes as his supposedly dead and buried father. While trying to unravel the mystery, Pemberton disappears... Read more






Welcome to Hard Times
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | September 2007
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7822-3 (0-8129-7822-6)

Hard Times is the name of a town in the barren hills of the Dakota Territory. To this town there comes one day one of the reckless sociopaths who wander the West to kill and rape and pillage. By the time he is through and has ridden off, Hard Times is... Read more






World's Fair
Written by E.L. Doctorow
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | July 2007
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7820-9 (0-8129-7820-X)

"Something close to magic." The Los Angeles Times

The astonishing novel of a young boy's life in the New York City of the 1930s, a stunning recreation of the sights, sounds, aromas and emotions of a time when the streets were safe, families stuck together through thick and thin, and all the... Read more






As I Lay Dying
Written by William Faulkner, Foreword by E.L. Doctorow
Modern Library | Hardcover | November 2000
$22.00/26.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-50452-5 (0-375-50452-4)

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by William Faulkner—also available are Snopes, The Sound and the Fury, Light in August, Absalom, Absalom!, and Selected Short Stories


One of William Faulkner’s finest novels, As... Read more






The Call of the Wild, White Fang & To Build a Fire
Written by Jack London, Introduction by E.L. Doctorow
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | September 1998
$7.95/10.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-75251-3 (0-375-75251-X)

The Call of the Wild—Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

To this day Jack London is the most widely read American writer in the world," E. L. Doctorow wrote in The New York Times Book Review. Generally considered to be London's greatest achievement... Read more





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