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Journalist and novelist William T. Vollmann was born in 1959 and educated at Cornell University. He worked as a comptuer programmer before becoming a journalist and covering Bosnia, Sarajevo and Afghanistan. He has written extensively since 1987, when his first book, You Bright and Risen Angels, was published. The Atlas (1996) won the PEN Center USA West Award for the best novel by a writer living west of the Mississippi. His newest work of Non-Fiction is entitled, Imperial. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Europe Central 1,395 copies, 29 reviews
The Ice-Shirt (Author; Illustrator, some editions) 510 copies, 7 reviews
Poor People 394 copies, 10 reviews
You Bright & Risen Angels (Author) 377 copies, 3 reviews
The Royal Family 366 copies, 8 reviews
The Rainbow Stories 362 copies, 4 reviews
The Atlas 342 copies, 6 reviews
Whores for Gloria 328 copies, 5 reviews
Butterfly Stories 271 copies, 9 reviews
The Rifles 268 copies, 6 reviews
Fathers and Crows 258 copies, 5 reviews
Riding Toward Everywhere 245 copies, 11 reviews
Argall 223 copies, 4 reviews
Imperial 222 copies, 5 reviews
The Dying Grass 187 copies, 3 reviews
Last Stories and Other Stories 119 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Travel Writing 2012 (Editor) 107 copies, 1 review
Kissing the Mask 90 copies, 3 reviews
The Lucky Star: A Novel 41 copies, 1 review
Imperial: Photographs (Author & Photographer) 28 copies
The Book of Dolores 15 copies, 1 review
The Cloud Shirt (extract) 2 copies, 1 review
Nicole 1 copy
Journey to the End of the Night (Afterword, some editions) 5,502 copies, 70 reviews
Dirty Snow (some editions) 837 copies, 28 reviews
A Tomb for Boris Davidovich (Afterword, some editions) 647 copies, 12 reviews
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2005 (Contributor) 602 copies, 5 reviews
State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America (Contributor) 478 copies, 10 reviews
The Best American Travel Writing 2000 (Contributor) 327 copies, 3 reviews
Postmodern American Fiction: A Norton Anthology (Contributor) 259 copies, 1 review
The Best American Essays 2001 (Contributor) 221 copies
The Best American Travel Writing 2005 (Contributor) 208 copies, 1 review
McSweeney's Issue 7 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (Contributor) 174 copies, 1 review
The Best American Travel Writing 2003 (Contributor) 173 copies, 1 review
Why I Write: Thoughts on the Craft of Fiction (Contributor) 170 copies, 4 reviews
The Best American Travel Writing 2011 (Contributor) 143 copies, 1 review
Nerve: Literate Smut (Contributor) 123 copies
Granta 40: The Womanizer (Contributor) 101 copies, 2 reviews
Granta 107: Summer Reading (Contributor) 94 copies
The Best American Travel Writing 2016 (Contributor) 83 copies, 2 reviews
San Francisco Noir 2: The Classics (Contributor) 44 copies
Open All Night (Text) 37 copies, 2 reviews
Love Is Strange: Stories of Postmodern Romance (Contributor) 27 copies, 1 review
The New Great American Writers' Cookbook (Contributor) 20 copies, 1 review
Conjunctions: 30, Paper Airplane (Contributor) 9 copies
Black Clock 3 (Contributor) 1 copy
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