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Andrew Sean Greer

Biography

Andrew Sean Greer

Andrew Sean Greer is the author of the bestselling novel THE CONFESSIONS OF MAX TIVOLI, which was named a best book of 2004 by the San Francisco Chronicle and the Chicago Tribune while garnering many other coast-to-coast honors. His first novel, THE PATH OF MINOR PLANETS, and his story collection, HOW IT WAS FOR ME, were also published to wide acclaim. His stories have appeared in Esquire, The Paris Review, The New Yorker, and other national publications. A recipient of the Northern California Book Award, the California Book Award, the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award, and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, Greer lives in San Francisco.

Andrew Sean Greer

Books by Andrew Sean Greer

by Andrew Sean Greer - Fiction

Arthur Less will almost fall in love in Paris, almost fall to his death in Berlin, barely escape to a Moroccan ski chalet from a Saharan sandstorm, accidentally book himself as the (only) writer-in-residence at a Christian Retreat Center in Southern India, and encounter, on a desert island in the Arabian Sea, the last person on Earth he wants to face. Somewhere in there: he will turn fifty. Through it all, there is his first love. And there is his last.

by Andrew Sean Greer - Fiction

After the death of her beloved twin brother and the abandonment of her long-time lover, Greta Wells undergoes electroshock therapy. Over the course of the treatment, Greta finds herself repeatedly sent to 1918, 1941, and back to the present. In these other worlds, Greta finds her brother alive and well --- though fearfully masking his true personality. And her former lover is now her devoted husband. But will he be unfaithful to her in this life as well?