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Jonathan Safran Foer
Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of the bestseller Everything Is Illuminated, named Book of the Year by the Los Angeles Times and the winner of numerous awards, including the Guardian First Book Prize, the National Jewish Book Award, and the New York Public Library Young Lions Prize. Foer was... show more



Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of the bestseller Everything Is Illuminated, named Book of the Year by the Los Angeles Times and the winner of numerous awards, including the Guardian First Book Prize, the National Jewish Book Award, and the New York Public Library Young Lions Prize. Foer was one of Rolling Stone's “People of the Year” and Esquire's “Best and Brightest.” Foreign rights to his new novel have already been sold in ten countries. The film of Everything Is Illuminated, directed by Liev Schreiber and starring Elijah Wood, will be released in August 2005. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close has been optioned for film by Scott Rudin Productions in conjunction with Warner Brothers and Paramount Pictures. Foer lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Birth date: February 21, 1977
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 5 months ago
(Original Review, 1981-05-30)Why do I read? To learn, to experience worlds, emotions, interactions that I don't experience in my reality, to think, to be, to become.If not for Huxley - recommended by an English teacher at school - I'd have remained a working class racist, sexist homophobe, would nev...
Booklife of Bia
Booklife of Bia rated it 2 years ago
I had this book waiting in my stack of to-reads for at least four years, but never felt like reading it. Now, after finally starting and finishing it, I am really glad I did, because I really enjoyed it and I think it's worth a read for everyone who has it also in a waiting position :)At the beginni...
Girl Well Read
Girl Well Read rated it 2 years ago
A special thank you to NetGalley and Penguin Random House for an ARC in exchange for an honest review.This novel completely got away from me and I didn't want to continue with it. I did eventually finish but it took me a few months to get through this book because I always complete the books I have ...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it 3 years ago
Here I Am, Jonathan Safran Foer, author; Ari Fliakos, narrator What is the point of Foer’s book? Is he comparing American Jewry to Israeli Jewry, America’s position relative to Israel, regarding the rest of the world’s opinion, the underlying reasons about why America supports or doesn’t support Isr...
Seanachie: A Boston Irish Storyteller and Part-Time Shaman
This is a complicated novel about being present. It simultaneously explores the difficult relationships Jews have with themselves (and their Israeli-ness and/or American-ness) as well as the diffident relationship the main character has with his ailing dog. In the backdrop is a cataclysmic earthqu...
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