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Thomas Pynchon

Biography

Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon is the author of V., THE CRYING OF LOT 49, GRAVITY'S RAINBOW, SLOW LEARNER, a collection of short stories, VINELAND, MASON AND DIXON, AGAINST THE DAY and, most recently, BLEEDING EDGE. He received the National Book Award for GRAVITY'S RAINBOW in 1974.

Books by Thomas Pynchon

by Thomas Pynchon - Fiction

It is 2001 in New York City, in the lull between the collapse of the dot-com boom and the terrible events of September 11th. Silicon Alley is a ghost town, Web 1.0 is having adolescent angst, Google has yet to IPO, Microsoft is still considered the Evil Empire. There may not be quite as much money around as there was at the height of the tech bubble, but there's no shortage of swindlers looking to grab a piece of what's left.