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Dana Spiotta

Author of Eat the Document

9+ Works 1,528 Members 59 Reviews 3 Favorited

Works by Dana Spiotta

Eat the Document (2006) 543 copies
Stone Arabia (2011) 386 copies
Innocents and Others (2016) 248 copies
Wayward (2021) 232 copies
Lightning Field (2001) 112 copies
Unberechenbar (2023) 3 copies
Jelly and Jack 2 copies
Versioni di me (2013) 1 copy
Indocile (2023) 1 copy

Associated Works

The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2016 (2016) — Contributor — 108 copies
Black Clock 10 (2009) — Contributor — 2 copies

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Birthdate
1966
Gender
female
Nationality
USA
Places of residence
New York, New York, USA
Occupations
author
Organizations
Syracuse University
Awards and honors
Rome Fellowship in Literature (2008)
Guggenheim Fellowship

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"Fast and furious" I think not. I marked it as 'read' because I did read it but admit I skimmed most of it. Not my cup of tea.
 
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Suem330 | 13 other reviews | Dec 28, 2023 |
3 generations of women in modern-day Syracuse. Good character studies. Aftermath of Trump election, and the soul-searching that went on. Enjoyable and engaging, ultimately it didn't add up to that much for me. I often kinda like the unresolved plot, existential realism thing, but I didn't feel there was that much left without that.
 
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thisisstephenbetts | 13 other reviews | Nov 25, 2023 |
This book was engaging, but also a bit anxiety inducing, of which I am not super prone toward. Though a fairly accurate reflection of many people's general feelings during the time after the 2016 election. Sam wasn't a very likeable protagonist, mostly due to the fact that we were witness to every thought in her head. There was a lot going on in the story, not all of which got resolved, or seemed pertinent.
 
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bangerlm | 13 other reviews | Jan 18, 2023 |
The first half felt like an excuse to ramble about the authors various opinions and random things they know. Then it got weird and disjointed. The characters were extremely dull and there was literally no difference between the moms voice and Ally’s. Also, why was there that whole section with the pamphlet and stuff? Bizarre.
 
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ninagl | 13 other reviews | Jan 7, 2023 |

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Works
9
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Members
1,528
Popularity
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Rating
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Reviews
59
ISBNs
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Languages
6
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