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Adam Mansbach

Biography

Adam Mansbach

Adam Mansbach is the author of the instant New York Times bestsellers GO THE F**k TO SLEEP and YOU HAVE TO F**KING EAT, as well as the novels THE DEAD RUN, RAGE IS BACK, ANGRY BLACK WHITE BOY and THE END OF THE JEWS, the winner of the California Book Award. He was the 2009–2011 New Voices Professor of Fiction at Rutgers University, a 2012 Sundance Screenwriting Lab Fellow, a 2013 Berkeley Repertory Theater Writing Fellow, and a 2015 Artist in Residence at Stanford University's Institute for Diversity in the Arts. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times Book Review, Esquire and The Believer, and on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered." He lives in Berkeley, California.

Adam Mansbach

Books by Adam Mansbach

by Adam Mansbach - Adventure, Fiction, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Locked in a Mexican jail for a crime he didn’t commit, Jess Galvan made a devil’s bargain to escape and make it back home. He’s now trapped in his own personal hell, his mind and body inhabited by the soul of Cucuy, a fearsome, 500-year-old Aztec priest and major crime kingpin determined to bring about hell on earth. Estranged from his daughter, Sherry, and now his own body, Galvan’s every moment is a battle to keep the evil priest at bay. He must find a way to exorcise his inner demon and save the world from annihilation.

written by Adam Mansbach, illustrated by Owen Brozman - Humor, Nonfiction, Parenting

From the author of the international bestseller GO THE F*** TO SLEEP comes a long-awaited sequel about the other great parental frustration: getting your little angel to eat something that even vaguely resembles a normal meal. Profane, loving and deeply cathartic, YOU HAVE TO F***ING EAT breaks the code of child-rearing silence, giving moms and dads new, old, grand- and expectant a much-needed chance to laugh about a universal problem.

by Adam Mansbach - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

On both sides of the border, girls are going missing and bodies are beginning to surface. It’s a deadly epidemic of crime that plunges a small-town police chief into a monster of an investigation he's not equipped to handle. An ancient evil has returned, and now everyone --- the innocent and the guilty --- must face their deepest terrors.

by Adam Mansbach - Fiction

Kilroy Dondi Vance has grown up in the shadow of his absent father, Billy Rage, a legendary graffiti writer who disappeared from New York after a feud with MTA police chief Anastacio Bracken. In 2005, Bracken is running for mayor and Kilroy discovers that his father is back in the city. Rage and other prominent graffiti writers from the ’80s team up to ruin Bracken's campaign with the greatest graffiti stunt New York has ever seen.

by Adam Mansbach

GO THE F*** TO SLEEP is a bedtime book for parents who live in the real world, where a few snoozing kitties and cutesy rhymes don't always send a toddler sailing blissfully off to dreamland. Profane, affectionate, and radically honest, verses perfectly capture the familiar--and unspoken--tribulations of putting your little angel down for the night. In the process, they open up a conversation about parenting, granting us permission to admit our frustrations, and laugh at their absurdity.