Saturday, May 06, 2006

Tobias WOLFF

TOBIAS WOLFF is one of our contemporary masters of the short-story form. Though he is much revered for his short stories, his novel, Old School (2003), and his memoir, This Boy’s Life (1989), the classic tale of American boyhood, are excellent reads too.

WOLFF Tobias [1945-] Short-story writer, memoirist, novelist. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. Novels Old School (2003: shortlisted for the 2003 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction); Ugly Rumours (1975) Novella The Barracks Thief and Other Stories (1984: winner of the 1985 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction) Stories The Collected Stories (1997); The Night in Question (1996); The Stories of Tobias Wolff (1988); Back in the World (1985); In the Garden of the North American Martyrs (1981) Memoir In Pharaoh’s Army: Memories of the Lost War (1994: finalist for the National Book Award); This Boy’s Life: A Memoir (1989: winner of the 1990 Los Angeles Times Book Award for Biography) Edited Writers Harvest 3: A Collection of New Fiction (2000); Best New American Voices (2000); Best American Short Stories (1994); The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories (1994); The Picador Book of Contemporary American Short Stories (1993)

Novel Old School (2003)
Stories The Collected Stories (1997)
Memoir This Boy’s Life: A Memoir (1989)


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