Gould by Stephen Dixon
A Novel in Two Novels

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Draws a portrait of an American man through a collection of shorter stories documenting his romantic and sexual encounters over the course of forty years, showing the pain and wonder of love that are such a part of life in the modern world
 

About Stephen Dixon

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Stephen Dixon is the author of 26 books of fiction, including National Book Award-nominations for FROG and INTERSTATE. His short fiction has won every major literary award, as well as honors from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is on the faculty of Johns Hopkins University.
 
Published April 30, 2013 by Dzanc Books. 320 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Fiction

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 Stream-of-consciousness fiction, about one Gould Bookbinder, a would-be writer, and his many girlfriends, from the prolific author of Interstate (1995), Frog (1991), etc. The story divides into two novellas, ``Abortions'' and ``Evangeline,'' but they are of a piece, chronicling the relationship...

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of Gould: A Novel in Two Novels

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These two short novels have as their anti-hero Gould Bookbinder, a high-strung New York City book reviewer and college instructor who's often being frazzled or on the border line of falling apart.

Feb 02 1997 | Read Full Review of Gould: A Novel in Two Novels

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