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Joshua Ferris, is bestselling author best known for his debut 2007 novel, Then We Came to the End. The book is a comedy about the American workplace, told in the first-person plural. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a BA in English and Philosophy 1996. He then moved to Chicago and worked in advertising for several years before obtaining an MFA in writing from UC Irvine. His first published story, Mrs. Blue, appeared in the Iowa Review in 1999. Then We Came to the End has been greeted by positive reviews from The New York Times Book Review, The New Yorker, Esquire, and Slate, has been published in twenty-five languages, was a finalist for the National Book Award, and received the 2007 PEN/Hemingway Award. Joshua's other books include The Unnamed and To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, which is New York Times bestseller. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (Narrator, some editions) 3,276 copies, 54 reviews
Mrs. Bridge (Introduction, some editions) 977 copies, 36 reviews
State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America (Contributor) 483 copies, 10 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2010 (Contributor) 386 copies, 6 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2014 (Contributor) 249 copies, 7 reviews
20 Under 40: Stories from The New Yorker (Contributor) 158 copies, 5 reviews
Granta 109: Work (Contributor) 110 copies, 1 review
New Stories from the South 2007: The Year's Best (Contributor) 50 copies, 1 review
Mercy of a Rude Stream: The Complete Novels (Introduction, some editions) 34 copies
Living Tomorrow (Contributor) 1 copy
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