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Stephen Wright

Biography

Stephen Wright

Stephen Wright is a novelist based in New York City known for his use of surrealistic imagery and dark comedy. His work has varied from hallucinatory accounts of war (MEDITATIONS IN GREEN), a family drama among UFO cultists (M31: A FAMILY ROMANCE), carnivalesque novel on a serial killer (GOING NATIVE), to a picaresque taking place during the Civil War (THE AMALGAMATION POLKA). He has taught writing courses at various universities, including Princeton University, Brown University, and The New School.

GOING NATIVE was ranked #13 on Larry McCaffery's 20th Century’s Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction.

Stephen Wright

Books by Stephen Wright

by Stephen Wright - Fiction, Satire
A bag of money drops out of the sky, literally, into the path of a cash-starved citizen named Graveyard. He carries it home to his wife, Ambience, and they embark on the adventure of their lives, finally able to have everything they've always deserved: cars, guns, games, jewels, clothes --- and of course sex, travel and time with friends and family. There is no limit except their imagination and the hours in the day, and even those seem to be subject to their control. Of course, the owner of the bag is searching for it, and will do whatever is necessary to get it back. And of course, these new riches change everything-and nothing at all.