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Paul Harding (born 1967) is an American musician and author, best known for his debut novel Tinkers (2009) which won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the 2010 PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship for Writers. Harding was drummer for the band Cold Water Flat from approximately the founding in 1990 to 1997. Harding has a B.A. in English from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and has taught writing at Harvard University and the University of Iowa.

Harding grew up on the north shore of Boston in the town of Wenham, Massachusetts. As a youth he spent a lot of time "knocking about in the woods" which he attributes to his love of nature. His grandfather fixed clocks and he apprenticed under him, an experience that found its way into his novel Tinkers. After graduating from UMass, he spent time touring with his band Cold Water Flat in the US and Europe. He had always been a heavy reader and while in the middle of reading Carlos Fuentes' Terra Nostra he remembered putting it down and thinking "this is what I want to do". In that book Harding saw the entire world, all of history. When he next had time off from touring with the band he signed up for a summer writing class at Skidmore College in New York. By pure chance his teacher was Marilynne Robinson and through her he learned about the Iowa Writers' Workshop writing program and applied and was accepted. There he studied with Barry Unsworth, Elizabeth McCracken and later Marilynne Robinson. At some point he realized some of the people he admired most were "profoundly religious" and so he spent years reading theology, and was "deeply" influenced by Karl Barth and John Calvin. He considers himself a "self-taught modern New England transcendentalist".

Musically, he admires jazz drummers and considers Coltrane's drummer, Elvin Jones, the greatest.

Harding lives near Boston with his wife and two sons.

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Total Books: 70
Lonely Planet Discover India
2015 - Lonely Planet Discover India [Travel Guide] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781743216828
ISBN-10: 1743216823
Genre: Travel
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Enon
2014 - Enon (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780812981773
ISBN-10: 0812981774
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Lonely Planet India
2014 - Lonely Planet India [Travel Guide - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788408124177
ISBN-10: 840812417X
Genre: Travel
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Enon A Novel
2013 - Enon a Novel (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780385364058
ISBN-10: 0385364059
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Enon
2013 - Enon (Hardcover)Paperback, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781400069439
ISBN-10: 1400069432
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 2

Mastering ISDA Collateral Documents A Practical Guide for Negotiators
2012 - Mastering Isda Collateral Documents a Practical Guide for Negotiators [2nd Edition - Financial Times Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780273757177
ISBN-10: 0273757172
Genre: Business & Money
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Tinkers
2011 - Tinkers (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783630873671
ISBN-10: 3630873677
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Mastering Securities Lending Documentation
2011 - Mastering Securities Lending Documentation [Financial Times Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780273734970
ISBN-10: 0273734970
Genre: Business & Money
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Mastering the ISDA Master Agreements A Practical Guide for Negotiation
2010 - Mastering the Isda Master Agreements a Practical Guide for Negotiation [3rd Edition - Financial Times Series] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780273725206
ISBN-10: 0273725203
Genre: Business & Money
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Discover Australia
2010 - Discover Australia [Full Color Country Guides] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781741799910
ISBN-10: 1741799910
Genre: Travel
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India
2009 - India [Lonely Planet Country Guide] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781741791518
ISBN-10: 1741791510
Genre: Travel
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Tinkers
2009 - Tinkers (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781934137123
ISBN-10: 193413712X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
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Paises Escandinavos
2007 - Paises Escandinavos [Country Guide - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788408069263
ISBN-10: 8408069268
Genres: Travel, Nonfiction
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Lonely Planet Scandinavian Europe
2007 - Lonely Planet Scandinavian Europe [Lonely Planet Scandinavian Europe] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781741045536
ISBN-10: 1741045533
Genre: Travel
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Lonely Planet Northern Territory  Central Australia
2006 - Lonely Planet Northern Territory Central Australia (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781741042245
ISBN-10: 1741042240
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Lonely Planet South India
2005 - Lonely Planet South India [Lonely Planet South India] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781741041651
ISBN-10: 1741041651
Genre: Travel
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Im Reich des Teufels
2005 - Im Reich Des Teufels (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783426618943
ISBN-10: 342661894X
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A Practical Guide to Using Repo Master Agreements
2004 - A Practical Guide to Using Repo Master Agreements (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781843741206
ISBN-10: 1843741202
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Blutacker
2004 - Blutacker (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783426618950
ISBN-10: 3426618958
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Die Sakristei des Todes
2004 - Die Sakristei Des Todes (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783426626269
ISBN-10: 3426626268
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Lonely Planet Finland
2003 - Lonely Planet Finland [Lonely Planet Finland] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781740590761
ISBN-10: 1740590767
Genre: Travel
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2002 - Lonely Planet New Zealand [Lonely Planet New Zealand] (Paperback)Paperback
2001 - South India [Lonely Planet] (Paperback)
2001 - Lonely Planet Istanbul to Kathmandu a Classic Overland Routes [Lonely Planet Istanbul to Kathmandu] (Paperback)
1996 - The Assassin's Riddle [The Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan] (Hardcover)Paperback
1995 - Mathscheck Level 3 [Mathscheck] (Paperback)
1995 - House of Crows [The Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan] (Hardcover)Paperback
1995 - Red Slayer [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 2] (Paperback)Hardcover
1992 - The House of the Red Slayer [The Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan] (Hardcover)Hardcover
1991 - The Nightingale Gallery [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan] (Hardcover)
India Moleskin [Lonely Planet Country Guide] (Paperback)
Colera De Dios La [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
El Dominio Del Diablo [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)