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"I have pretty thick skin, and I think if you're going to be in this business, if you're going to be an actor or a writer, you better have a thick skin." -- John Irving
John Winslow Irving (born John Wallace Blunt, Jr.; March 2, 1942) is an American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter.

Irving achieved critical and popular acclaim after the international success of The World According to Garp in 1978. Some of Irving's novels, such as The Cider House Rules and A Prayer for Owen Meany, have been bestsellers and many have been made into movies. Several of Irving's books (Garp, Meany, A Widow for One Year) and short stories have been set in and around Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire where Irving grew up as the son of an Exeter faculty member, Colin F.N. Irving (1941), and nephew of another, H. Hamilton "Hammy" Bissell (1929). (Both Irving and Bissell, and other members of the Exeter community, appear somewhat disguised in many of his novels.)

Irving was in the Exeter wrestling program both as a wrestler and as an assistant coach, and wrestling features prominently in his books, stories and life.

He won the Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award for 1999 for his script of The Cider House Rules.

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Total Books: 446
The Last Chairlift
2023 - The Last Chairlift (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781501189289
ISBN-10: 150118928X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The World According to Garp A Novel
2021 - The World According to Garp a Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780593186879
ISBN-10: 0593186877
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Politics & Social Sciences
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Until I Find You
2019 - Until I Find You [Chinese Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9787208158450
ISBN-10: 7208158452

The Fourth Hand
2019 - The Fourth Hand [Chinese Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9787559435422
ISBN-10: 7559435424

The Cider House Rules
2018 - The Cider House Rules [Chinese Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9787559416568
ISBN-10: 755941656X

The World According to Garp
2018 - The World According to Garp [Chinese Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9787559416612
ISBN-10: 7559416616

A Widow for One Year
2017 - A Widow for One Year [Chinese Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9787559402165
ISBN-10: 755940216X

Avenue of Mysteries
2016 - Avenue of Mysteries (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781451664171
ISBN-10: 1451664176
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.

Trying to Save Piggy Sneed
2016 - Trying to Save Piggy Sneed (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781522602149
ISBN-10: 1522602143
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction

Avenue of Mysteries
2015 - Avenue of Mysteries (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781451664164
ISBN-10: 1451664168
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

Trying to Save Piggy Sneed 20th Anniversary Edition
A Son of the Circus
2015 - A Son of the Circus (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781501279935
ISBN-10: 1501279939
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

A Prayer for Owen Meany Deluxe Modern Classic
2014 - A Prayer for Owen Meany Deluxe Modern Classic (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780062284853
ISBN-10: 0062284851
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

A Prayer for Owen Meany
2014 - A Prayer for Owen Meany [Audio MP3 CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781491515020
ISBN-10: 1491515023
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

In One Person
2013 - In One Person (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781476708478
ISBN-10: 1476708479
Genres: Literature & Fiction, LGBTQ+ Books
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.

En una sola persona
2013 - En Una Sola Persona (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788429770049
ISBN-10: 8429770046

In One Person A Novel
2013 - In One Person a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781451664133
ISBN-10: 1451664133
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

The Treasures of Mozart
2012 - The Treasures of Mozart (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780233003580
ISBN-10: 0233003584
Genre: Arts & Photography

In una sola persona
2012 - In Una Sola Persona (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788817058971
ISBN-10: 8817058971

Mongol Rally  Three Weeks Into The Unknown
2011 - Mongol Rally Three Weeks Into the Unknown (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781445259307
ISBN-10: 1445259303
Genre: Travel

The Pension Grillparzer Das Horbuch zum Englisch lernen
2011 - The Pension Grillparzer Das Horbuch Zum Englisch Lernen (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9783869761190
ISBN-10: 3869761199

2010 - La Ltima Noche En Twisted River [Andanzas / Adventures - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Indian Sketches [Native American] (Paperback)Paperback
2009 - Last Night in Twisted River a Novel [Random House Large Print] (Paperback)
2009 - Last Night in Twisted River [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2007 - Je Te Retrouverai [French Edition] (Paperback)
2005 - Until I Find You a Novel [Random House Large Print] (Hardcover)
2004 - La Cuarta Mano [Fabula Tusquets Editores - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - Die VIerte Hand [The Fourth Hand - German Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2003 - Una Mujer Dificil / Stories [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - The Watermethod Man [Audio Cassette - Unabridged] (Audio Cassette)
2002 - Oracion Por Owen [Ultimos Fabulas - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
1999 - Une Veuve De Papier [French Edition] (Hardcover)
1998 - Le Monde Selon Garp [French Edition] (Paperback)
1998 - Un Enfant De La Balle [French Edition] (Paperback)
1998 - Das Hotel New Hampshire [German Edition] (Other)
1998 - Zirkuskind [German Edition] (Paperback)
1998 - Une Prieres Pour Owen [French Edition] (Paperback)
1998 - Mozart the 'haydn' Quartets [Cambridge Music Handbooks] (Hardcover)Paperback
Pension Grillparzer [Plants & Gardens] (Audio Cassette)
Monde Selon Garp Le [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
Les Trsors De Mozart [1CD audio - French Edition] (Hardcover)
The World According to Garp Gapu No Sekai [Japanese Edition - Volume # 2] (Other)
The Hotel New Hampshire Volume 1 [In Japanese Language] (Other)
Doble Pareja [Panorama de Narrativas - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Libertad Para Los Osos [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
La Novia Imaginaria [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
La Cuarta Mano / the Fourth Hand [Coleccion Andanzas - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Hasta Que Te Encuentre [Fabule Tusquets/ Fable Tusquets - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Una Mujer Dificil [Maxi - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Mundo Segun Garp El [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Principes De Maine Reyes De Nueva Inglaterra [Las normas de la casa de la sidra] (Paperback)