Search - List of Books by Andre Dubus III

Andre Dubus III grew up in mill towns on the Merrimack River along the Massachusetts-New Hampshire border. He began writing fiction at age 22 just a few months after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelors Degree in Sociology. Because he prefers to write in the morning, going from "the dream world to the dream world", as the Irish writer Edna O'Brien puts it, he took mainly night jobs: bartender, office cleaner, halfway house counselor, and for six months worked as an assistant to a private investigator/bounty hunter. Over the years he's also worked as a self-employed carpenter and college writing teacher.

Andre Dubus III is the author of a collection of short fiction, The Cage Keeper and Other Stories, and the novels Bluesman, House of Sand and Fog and The Garden of Last Days, a New York Times bestseller. His memoir, Townie, is forthcoming in February 2011 with W.W. Norton & Co. His work has been included in The Best American Essays of 1994, The Best Spiritual Writing of 1999, and The Best of Hope Magazine. He has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, The National Magazine Award for fiction, The Pushcart Prize, and was a Finalist for the Rome Prize Fellowship from the Academy of Arts and Letters.

Dubus's novel House of Sand and Fog was a fiction finalist for the National Book Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Booksense Book of the Year, and was an Oprah Book Club Selection and #1 New York Times bestseller. It has been published in twenty languages and the 2003 film adaptation directed by Vadim Perelman was nominated for an academy award. A member of PEN American Center, Andre Dubus III has served as a panelist for The National Book Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts, and has taught writing at Harvard University, Tufts University, Emerson College, and the University of Massachusetts Lowell where he is a full-time faculty member. He is married to performer Fontaine Dollas Dubus. They live in Massachusetts with their three children.

Dubus comes from a large literary family. He is the proud son of the late short story master, Andre Dubus, author of ten books: the novel The Lieutenant (1967), the story collections, Separate Flights (1975), Adultery and Other Choices (1977), Finding A Girl in America (1980), The Times Are Never So Bad (1983), and The Last Worthless Evening (1986). He was also the author of the novella Voices From The Moon (1984) and the essay collections Broken Vessels (1991) and Meditations From A Moveable Chair (1998). He died at age 62 in February 1999.

Andre Dubus III's aunt is the novelist Elizabeth Nell Dubus, mother of Delaune' Michel, also a novelist. His first cousin, once removed, is the acclaimed writer James Lee Burke, author of over thirty novel and short story collections and two-time winner of the Edgar Award for Best Crime Novel of the Year. James Lee Burke’s youngest daughter is the novelist Alafair Burke.

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Total Books: 32
Dirty Love
2014 - Dirty Love (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780393348910
ISBN-10: 0393348911
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 2

Townie A Memoir
2012 - Townie a Memoir (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780393340679
ISBN-10: 0393340678
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 4

The Hair of Harold Roux A Novel
2011 - The Hair of Harold Roux a Novel (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781608195831
ISBN-10: 160819583X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
 2

House of Sand and Fog
2011 - House of Sand and Fog (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780393338119
ISBN-10: 0393338118
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 4

The Garden of Last Days A Novel
2011 - The Garden of Last Days a Novel (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781455809189
ISBN-10: 1455809187
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 3

The Garden of Last Days
2008 - The Garden of Last Days (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780393041651
ISBN-10: 0393041654
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 38

The House of Sand and Fog
2003 - The House of Sand and Fog [Vintage Contemporaries] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781400077359
ISBN-10: 1400077354
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 45

The Stories of Breece D'J Pancake
2002 - The Stories of Breece D'j Pancake (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780316715973
ISBN-10: 0316715972
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 3

The Best Spiritual Writing 2001
2001 - The Best Spiritual Writing 2001 [Best Spiritual Writing] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780062517722
ISBN-10: 0062517724
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 3

House of Sand and Fog
2001 - House of Sand and Fog [Audio Cassette - Unabridged] (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780694525799
ISBN-10: 0694525790
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 12

House of Sand and Fog
2000 - House of Sand and Fog (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780375708411
ISBN-10: 0375708413
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 71

House of Sand and Fog
2000 - House of Sand and Fog (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780375727344
ISBN-10: 0375727345
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Substores
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 806

Bluesman
Bluesman (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780375725166
ISBN-10: 0375725164
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 5

Casa de Arena y Niebla
Casa De Arena Y Niebla (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788487254963
ISBN-10: 8487254969
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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