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Author photo. Robert Polito (1951-    )<br>
Photo by David Shankbone, Aug. 19, 2006,<br> Bowery Poetry Club, New York City

Robert Polito (1951- )
Photo by David Shankbone, Aug. 19, 2006,
Bowery Poetry Club, New York City

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Robert Polito is the author of Savage Art: A Biography of Jim Thompson, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and an Edgar Award. (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from Savage Art: A Biography of Jim Thompson
The Best American Essays 2006 (Contributor) 290 copies, 1 review
Five Noir Novels of the 1940s and '50s (Editor) 209 copies, 5 reviews
Mr. Arkadin, a novel (Preface) 102 copies
Clark Gifford's Body (Introduction, some editions) 96 copies, 3 reviews
Selected Poems (Editor) 76 copies, 1 review
Manny Farber: About Face (Contributor) 12 copies
Black Clock 10 (Contributor) 2 copies

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