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Gary Michael Krist (born 1957) is an American writer of fiction, nonfiction, travel journalism, and literary criticism. Before turning to narrative nonfiction with The White Cascade (2007), a book about the 1910 Wellington avalanche, Krist wrote three novels--Bad Chemistry (1998), Chaos Theory (2000), and Extravagance (2002). He has also written two short story collections--The Garden State (1988) and Bone by Bone (1994).

He has been a frequent book reviewer for The New York Times Book Review, Salon, and The Washington Post Book World. His satire pieces have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post Outlook section, and Newsday, and his stories, articles, and travel pieces have been featured in National Geographic Traveler, The Wall Street Journal, GQ, Playboy, The New Republic, and Esquire, and on National Public Radio's Selected Shorts. His short stories have also been anthologized in such collections as Men Seeking Women, Writers' Harvest 2, and Best American Mystery Stories.

He has been the recipient of The Stephen Crane Award, the Sue Kaufman Prize from The American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Lowell Thomas Gold Medal for Travel Journalism, and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Krist is a graduate of Princeton University. In 1979-80, he studied literature at the Universitaet Konstanz (Germany) on a Fulbright Scholarship. The author has been profiled in The New York Times Book Review (November 6, 1988) and the Style section of The Washington Post (February 25, 2007).

Krist lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with his wife and daughter.

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Total Books: 26
The Mirage Factory Illusion Imagination and the Invention of Los Angeles
Empire of Sin A Story of Sex Jazz Murder and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Empire of Sin A Story of Sex Jazz and Murder and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
City of Scoundrels The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago
2013 - City of Scoundrels the 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780307454300
ISBN-10: 0307454304
Genre: History
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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City of Scoundrels
2012 - City of Scoundrels [Lib - CD] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307917737
ISBN-10: 0307917738
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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The White Cascade The Great Northern Railway Disaster and America's Deadliest Avalanche
2008 - The White Cascade the Great Northern Railway Disaster and America's Deadliest Avalanche (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780805083293
ISBN-10: 0805083294
Genres: History, Nonfiction, Science & Math
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
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Der Duft des Geldes
2007 - Der Duft Des Geldes (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783596159598
ISBN-10: 3596159598
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Extravagance  A Novel
2003 - Extravagance a Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780767913317
ISBN-10: 0767913310
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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Extravagance
2002 - Extravagance (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780767913300
ISBN-10: 0767913302
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
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Der falsche Trip
2001 - Der Falsche Trip (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783596152322
ISBN-10: 3596152321
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Men Seeking Women  Love and Sex On-line
2001 - Men Seeking Women Love and Sex on-line (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780812991673
ISBN-10: 0812991672
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Chaos Theory
2001 - Chaos Theory (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780515130850
ISBN-10: 0515130850
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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Bad Chemistry
2000 - Bad Chemistry (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780425173008
ISBN-10: 0425173003
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Chaos Theory  A Novel
1999 - Chaos Theory a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780375500800
ISBN-10: 0375500804
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Bad Chemistry
1997 - Bad Chemistry (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780679449317
ISBN-10: 0679449310
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Bone by Bone Stories
1994 - Bone By Bone Stories (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780151820641
ISBN-10: 0151820643
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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THE GARDEN STATE
1989 - The Garden State (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780679725152
ISBN-10: 0679725156
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Garden State Short Stories
The Garden State Short Stories (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780151342921
ISBN-10: 015134292X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Writer's Harvest 2
Writer's Harvest 2 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780156002462
ISBN-10: 0156002469
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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