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Joshua Ferris
Joshua Ferris's first novel, "Then We Came to the End," won the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Barnes and Noble Discover Award, and was a National Book Award finalist. It has been translated into 24 languages. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Best New American Voices, New Stories... show more

Joshua Ferris's first novel, "Then We Came to the End," won the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Barnes and Noble Discover Award, and was a National Book Award finalist. It has been translated into 24 languages. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Best New American Voices, New Stories from the South, Prairie Schooner, and The Iowa Review. He lives in New York.
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Birth date: November 08, 1974
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Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it 3 years ago
I want to talk about Joshua Ferris's wonderful novel Then We Came to the End in a little bit. But first, I want to talk about something I just learned because I read this book. I want to talk about abridgment. I've always avoided abridged works. As an author, I would feel insulted having my work b...
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Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog rated it 3 years ago
I became a Joshua Ferris fan after reading To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, and followed that up with Then We Came to the End, so I was thrilled to see his name on a NetGalley list. Ferris covers the gamut of relationships here, and these stories showcase his ability to create an unnerving level of t...
LeahSL
LeahSL rated it 7 years ago
ended about 2 chapters/segments after I was feeling some resolution and readiness for an epilogue or the end, but funny, vicious, empathetic, and thoughtful. A VERY enjoyable book.
Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it 7 years ago
The employees of an advertising agency are being laid off. They let us into their office lives.I know some of these people. Ok, most of these people. The character development was done well. There is not much plot other than the office intrigues of these people. It is the gossip and the craziness th...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it 7 years ago
Dr. Paul O'Rourke, DDS, is one of those characters you can't help but love to hate. And hate to love. He is such a curmudgeon. When O'Rourke is not busy making feeble attempts at normal conversation or getting lost in thoughts while seeing a patient, he is often enveloped in the most hilarious of ra...
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