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Peter Weissman
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essays, criticism: James Baldwin, Peter Beinart, Jamelle Bouie, Joan Didion, Manny Farber, Robert Hughes, Pauline Kael, Murray Kempton, A.J. Liebling, Philip Lopate, Norman Mailer, Louis Menand, Fintan O'Toole, Harold Rosenberg, Wilfrid Sheed, Timothy Snyder, Calvin Trillin

history, historical fiction; philosophy, psychology, spirtuality: Henri Bergson, Max Byrd, Tony Judt, Karl Jung, Kierkegaard, Krishnamurti, David Liss, Montaigne, Claudio Naranjo, Nietzche, Ouspensky, Dane Rudhyar, Sartre, Oswald Spengler, Spinoza, Alexis de Tocqueville

mystery, crime, espionage: Ambler, Cain, Camilleri, Chandler, Dibdin, Ake Edwardson, Tana French, Tony Hillerman, Chester Himes, Arnaldur Indridason, Jean-Claude Izzo, Sebastien Japrisot, Joseph Kanon, John le Carré, Pierre Lemaitre, Henning Mankell, Denise Mina, Walter osley, Hakan Nesser, Simenon, Martin Cruz Smith, Olen Steinhauer, Rex Stout, John Straley, Julian Symons, Jim Thomson, Donald Westlake

novels, novellas, short stories: Thomas Berger, Charles Bukowski, Frederick Busch, Camus, Peter Carey, Celine, Pete Dexter, Dostoievski, Fitzgerald, Russell Greenan, Nick Hornby, Knausgaard, Primo Levi, Somerset Maugham, Hillary Mantel, James McBride, Henry Miller, Howard Norman, Joyce Carol Oates, John O'Hara, Annie Proulx, Philip Roth, Richard Russo, Muriel Spark, Anne Tyler, John Updike, Richard Wright, Stefan Zweig, Nietzsche, Orwell, Tim Winton

About Me
My published nonfiction novels include: I Think, Therefore Who Am I?, Memoir of a Psychedelic Year--translated and published in Italy as Penso, dunque chi sono?; and Digging Deeper, A Memoir of the Seventies. I'm currently working on a book I call "Ordinary Adventures."

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Woodstock, New York
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http://www.amazon.com/Peter-Weissman/e/B004UFGWN0/ref=dp_byl
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Bookstores: Dove & Hudson (Albany), Elliott Bay Book Company (Seattle), Half Moon Books (Kingston, NY), Herridge Books (Wellfleet, MA), Inquiring Minds (New Paltz, NY), Our Bookshop (Saugerties, NY), Powell's City of Books (Portland), Raven Used Book Shop (Northampton, MA), Rodgers Book Barn (Hillsdale, NY), Tattered Cover Book Store - Colfax Avenue (Denver)

Libraries: Woodstock Library

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