Search - List of Books by Jim Shepard

Jim Shepard (born 1956) was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He received a B.A. at Trinity College in 1978, his MFA from Brown University in 1980. He currently teaches creative writing and film at Williams College. Shepard's work has been published in McSweeney's, Granta, The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, Harper's, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, Triquarterly, and Playboy. His short story collection: Like You'd Understand, Anyway won the Story Prize in 2008 and was nominated for a National Book Award in 2007. Project X won the 2005 Massachusetts Book Award.

Shepard's stories often rely on substantial historical research. His most recent collection Like You'd Understand Anyway includes stories about the Greek playwright Aeschylus and the Chernobyl disaster. The collection acknowledges over sixty non-fiction works that helped to shape the historical detail in the story.

His wife, Karen Shepard, is also a novelist.

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Total Books: 41
The Tunnel at the End of the Light Essays on Movies and Politics
The World to Come Stories
2017 - The World to Come Stories (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781524731809
ISBN-10: 1524731803
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Invaders 22 Tales from the Outer Limits of Literature
2016 - Invaders 22 Tales From the Outer Limits of Literature (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781616962104
ISBN-10: 1616962100
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Book of Aron
2016 - The Book of Aron [Vintage Contemporaries] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781101872741
ISBN-10: 1101872748
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

The Book of Aron A novel
2015 - The Book of Aron a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781101874318
ISBN-10: 1101874317
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

You Think That's Bad
2012 - You Think That's Bad [Vintage Contemporaries] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307742148
ISBN-10: 0307742148
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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You Think That's Bad Stories
2011 - You Think That's Bad Stories (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780307594822
ISBN-10: 0307594823
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1

Master of Miniatures
2011 - Master of Miniatures (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780984414239
ISBN-10: 0984414231
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Gojira King of the Monsters
2010 - Gojira King of the Monsters (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780984414215
ISBN-10: 0984414215
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Electric Literature 1
2009 - Electric Literature 1 [Volume 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780982498002
ISBN-10: 0982498004
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Writer's Notebook Craft Essays from Tin House
2009 - The Writer's Notebook Craft Essays From Tin House (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780979419812
ISBN-10: 0979419816
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Like You'd Understand Anyway
2008 - Like You'd Understand Anyway [Vintage Contemporaries] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307277602
ISBN-10: 0307277607
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 4

Like You'd Understand Anyway Stories
2007 - Like You'd Understand Anyway Stories (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780307265210
ISBN-10: 0307265218
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 4

Tin House Winter Reading
2007 - Tin House Winter Reading [Tin House] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780977698936
ISBN-10: 0977698939
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 2

Proyecto X/ Project X
2005 - Proyecto X/ Project X [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788496454033
ISBN-10: 8496454037
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Nosferatu
2005 - Nosferatu (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780803293465
ISBN-10: 0803293461
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Project X  A Novel
2005 - Project X a Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781400033485
ISBN-10: 1400033489
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 6

Project X
2005 - Project X [Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781417675999
ISBN-10: 1417675993
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Love and Hydrogen  New and Selected Stories
2004 - Love and Hydrogen New and Selected Stories [Vintage Contemporaries Orig] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781400033492
ISBN-10: 1400033497
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Unleashed  Poems by Writers' Dogs
1999 - Unleashed Poems By Writers' Dogs (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780609803790
ISBN-10: 0609803794
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 4

Nosferatu in Love
1998 - Nosferatu in Love (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780571192656
ISBN-10: 0571192653
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1989 - Paper Doll [Ulverscroft Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover