Paul La Farge: a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, wrapped in bacon



February 24, 2018

Some nice news: The Night Ocean is a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize, in the Mystery/Thriller category. The other finalists are Michael Connelly, Attica Locke, Joyce Carol Oates, and Ivy Pochoda, so, um, yikes.

February 21, 2018

Providence residents and StokerCon attendees take note: I‘ll be giving a talk about Robert H. Barlow, for the centennial of his birth, at the John Hay Library, Providence, RI, at 5:30pm on Thursday, March 1. Tickets are free but limited for some reason to the first 45 registrants. You can register here.

February 15, 2018

The Night Ocean will soon be out in paperback...

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Photo: Carol Shadford

Paul La Farge is the author of four novels: The Night Ocean, The Artist of the Missing, Haussmann, or the Distinction, and Luminous Airplanes; and a book of imaginary dreams, The Facts of Winter. His stories and nonfiction have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic, The Paris Review, Harper's, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Bard Fiction Prize, and fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library, and the American Academy in Berlin. He lives in upstate New York.




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