E. L. Doctorow
“E.L. Doctorow’s work is published in over thirty languages. His novels include The March, Welcome to Hard Times, The Book of Daniel, Ragtime, Loon Lake, World’s Fair, Billy Bathgate, The Waterworks, and City of God. He has published two short story collections, Lives of the Poets and Sweet Land Stories, and three volumes of essays, the most recent of which is Creationists. Among his honors are the National Book Award, three National Book Critics Circle Awards, two PEN/Faulkner awards, the Edith Wharton Citation for Fiction, the the William Dean Howells medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the presidentially conferred National Humanities Medal. He was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2009 to honor a writer’s lifetime achievement in fiction. He lives in New York.”
–from the Random House Trade Paperback edition
Image credit: Photo © Phillip Friedman
Further reading about E. L. Doctorow:
- E.L. Doctorow’s Official Web Site
- E. L. Doctorow – Random House, Inc.
- Sarah Crown. “EL Doctorow: ‘I don’t have a style, but the books do.’” The Guardian, January 23, 2010.
- Steven Kurutz. “At Home with E. L. Doctorow: Writing About the Stuff of Legend.” New York Times, September 2, 2009.
- Arts: A Conversation with E. L. Doctorow – nytimes.com/video – September 11, 2009.