B: A Novel

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Low Fidelity Press, 2002 - Fiction - 204 pages
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Fiction. No one before him may have so tacitly failed at writing a memoir as Jonathan Baumbach'spoet-protagonist, B, an intellectual's Bukowski, who struggles to write his history in thiscomedic new novel. But the events herein exist largely in the gray area between the factsof B's life and the fantasies and fictions of his mind, calling into question the validity, even the importance, of truth in memory

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Jonathan Baumbach has taught fiction writing at Princeton, NYU, Brown, Columbia, University of Washington, Ohio State University, Tufts, the New School, and Brooklyn College. His short fiction has appeared in such places as American Review, Esquire, and Iowa Review. His novels include Babble, Chez Charlotte and Emily, D-Tours, Reruns, and Seven Wives. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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