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Wendy Lesser (born 1952) is an American critic, novelist, and editor based in Berkeley, California.

Lesser did her undergraduate work at Harvard College and her graduate work at University of California, Berkeley, with time in between at King's College, Cambridge. She is the founding editor of the arts journal The Threepenny Review, and author of eight books, most recently her first novel, The Pagoda in the Garden (Other Press, 2005), and her latest nonfiction book, Room for Doubt (Pantheon, 2007).

She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the New York Public Library's Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers.

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Total Books: 24
You Say to Brick The Life of Louis Kahn
2017 - You Say to Brick the Life of Louis Kahn (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780374279974
ISBN-10: 0374279977
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs
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Why I Read The Serious Pleasure of Books
2015 - Why I Read the Serious Pleasure of Books (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781250062093
ISBN-10: 1250062098
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Music for Silenced Voices Shostakovich and His Fifteen Quartets
Room for Doubt
2008 - Room for Doubt (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307274960
ISBN-10: 0307274969
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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The Pagoda in the Garden
2005 - The Pagoda in the Garden (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781590511763
ISBN-10: 159051176X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Genius of Language Fifteen Writers Reflect on Their Mother Tongue
Indian Summer
2004 - Indian Summer [New York Review Books Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781590171097
ISBN-10: 1590171098
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Nothing Remains the Same  Rereading and Remembering
2003 - Nothing Remains the Same Rereading and Remembering (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780618340811
ISBN-10: 0618340815
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Nothing Remains the Same Rereading and Remembering
2002 - Nothing Remains the Same Rereading and Remembering (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780618082933
ISBN-10: 061808293X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Amateur An Independent Life of Letters
2000 - The Amateur an Independent Life of Letters (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780375703812
ISBN-10: 0375703810
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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The Amateur  An Independent Life of Letters
1999 - The Amateur an Independent Life of Letters (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780375404023
ISBN-10: 0375404023
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Pictures at an Execution An Inquiry into the Subject of Murder
1998 - Pictures at an Execution an Inquiry Into the Subject of Murder (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780674667365
ISBN-10: 0674667360
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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A Director Calls
1997 - A Director Calls (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780520212060
ISBN-10: 0520212061
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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Pictures at an Execution  An Inquiry into the Subject of Murder
1994 - Pictures at an Execution an Inquiry Into the Subject of Murder (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780674667358
ISBN-10: 0674667352
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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His Other Half Men Looking at Women Through Art
1992 - His Other Half Men Looking at Women Through Art (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780674392113
ISBN-10: 0674392116
Genre: Arts & Photography
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The Life Below the Ground A Study of the Subterranean in Literature and History