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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: 141
The Godless
2020 - The Godless [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 19] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781780295916
ISBN-10: 178029591X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Lonely Planet Australia
2019 - Lonely Planet Australia [Travel Guide] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781787013889
ISBN-10: 178701388X
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Travel
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Lonely Planet Borneo
2019 - Lonely Planet Borneo [Travel Guide] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781786574817
ISBN-10: 1786574810
Genre: Travel
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Lonely Planet Indonesia
2019 - Lonely Planet Indonesia [Travel Guide] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781786574770
ISBN-10: 1786574772
Genre: Travel
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Lonely Planet Belize
2019 - Lonely Planet Belize [Travel Guide] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781786574923
ISBN-10: 1786574926
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Travel
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Lonely Planet Central America
2019 - Lonely Planet Central America [Travel Guide] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781786574930
ISBN-10: 1786574934
Genre: Travel
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The Mansions of Murder
2019 - The Mansions of Murder [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 18] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781780295824
ISBN-10: 1780295820
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Tinkers 10th Anniversary Edition
2019 - Tinkers 10th Anniversary Edition (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781942658603
ISBN-10: 1942658605
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Lonely Planet Philippines
2018 - Lonely Planet Philippines [Travel Guide] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781786574701
ISBN-10: 1786574705
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Travel
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A Pilgrimage to Murder
2018 - A Pilgrimage to Murder [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 17] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781780295756
ISBN-10: 1780295758
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Lonely Planet Coastal Queensland  the Great Barrier Reef
2017 - Lonely Planet Coastal Queensland the Great Barrier Reef [Travel Guide] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781786571557
ISBN-10: 1786571552
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Travel
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Lonely Planet Pocket Brisbane  the Gold Coast
2017 - Lonely Planet Pocket Brisbane the Gold Coast [Travel Guide] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781786577009
ISBN-10: 1786577003
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Travel
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Lonely Planet Discover Australia
2017 - Lonely Planet Discover Australia [Discover Country] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781786578891
ISBN-10: 1786578891
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Travel
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Lonely Planet South India  Kerala
2017 - Lonely Planet South India Kerala [Travel Guide] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781786571489
ISBN-10: 178657148X
Genre: Travel
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The Great Revolt
2017 - The Great Revolt [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 16 - Large Prinnt] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780727895134
ISBN-10: 0727895133
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Dark Serpent
2017 - Dark Serpent [Hugh Corbett, Bk 18] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781472233707
ISBN-10: 1472233700
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.7/5 Stars.
 3

The Herald of Hell
2016 - The Herald of Hell [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 15] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781780295633
ISBN-10: 1780295634
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Lonely Planet Discover India
2015 - Lonely Planet Discover India [Travel Guide] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781743216828
ISBN-10: 1743216823
Genre: Travel
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The Book of Fires
2015 - The Book of Fires [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 14] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781780295497
ISBN-10: 1780295499
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 3

Candle Flame
2015 - Candle Flame [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 13] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781780295459
ISBN-10: 1780295456
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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The Straw Men
2014 - The Straw Men [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 12] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781780295367
ISBN-10: 1780295367
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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2014 - Lonely Planet India [Travel Guide - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2013 - Enon (Hardcover)Paperback
2012 - Bloodstone [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 11 - Large Print] (Hardcover)
2011 - Mastering Securities Lending Documentation [Financial Times Series] (Paperback)
2010 - Discover Australia [Full Color Country Guides] (Paperback)
2009 - India [Lonely Planet Country Guide] (Paperback)
2007 - Paises Escandinavos [Country Guide - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2007 - La Taverne Aux Oublies [The House of Shadows - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 10 - French Edition] (Other)
2007 - Lonely Planet Scandinavian Europe [Lonely Planet Scandinavian Europe] (Paperback)
2007 - La Colera De Dios [The Anger of God - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 4 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2007 - Un Santo Asesinato [Murder Most Holy - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 3 - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
2006 - La Chambre Du Diable [The Devil's Domain - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 8 - French Edition] (Paperback)
2005 - Lonely Planet South India [Lonely Planet South India] (Paperback)
2005 - Im Reich Des Teufels [The Devil's Domain - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 8 - German Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - La Casa De Las Sombras [The House of Shadows - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 10 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Blutacker [The Field of Blood - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 9 - German Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2004 - Die Sakristei Des Todes [Murder Most Holy - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 3 - German Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - Lonely Planet Finland [Lonely Planet Finland] (Paperback)
2002 - Lonely Planet New Zealand [Lonely Planet New Zealand] (Paperback)
2002 - Le Fanal De La Mort [By Murder's Bright Light - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 5 - French Edition] (Paperback)
2002 - Campo De Sangre [The Field of Blood - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 9 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2001 - Corpse Candle [Hugh Corbett, Bk 13] (Paperback)
2001 - South India [Lonely Planet] (Paperback)
2001 - La Colere De Dieu [The Anger of God - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 4 - French Edition] (Paperback)
2001 - Lonely Planet Istanbul to Kathmandu a Classic Overland Routes [Lonely Planet Istanbul to Kathmandu] (Paperback)
2001 - Todliches Ratsel [The Assassin's Riddle - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 7 - German Edition] (Paperback)
2000 - Sacrilege a Blackfriars [Murder Most Holy - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 3 - French Edition] (Paperback)
2000 - The Field of Blood [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 9] (Paperback)
2000 - Die Galerie Der Nachtigallen [The Nightingale Gallery - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 1 - German Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2000 - Das Haus Des Roten Schlachters [The House of the Red Slayer - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 2 - German Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2000 - Sakristei Des Todes [Murder Most Holy - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 3 - German Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2000 - Der Kapuzenmorder [Murder Wears a Cowl - Hugh Corbett, Bk 6 - German Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2000 - Die Hitze Der Holle [Satan's Fire - Hugh Corbett, Bk 9 - German Edition] (Paperback)
2000 - Tod Auf Der Themse [By Murder's Bright Light - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 5 - German Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2000 - Der Zorn Gottes [The Anger of God - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 4 - German Edition] (Paperback)
2000 - Das Parlament Der Toten [The House of Crows - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 6 - German Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
2000 - Le Donjon Du Bourreau [The House of the Red Slayer - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 2 - French Edition] (Paperback)
2000 - La Galerie Du Rossignol [The Nightingale Gallery - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 1 - French Edition] (Paperback)
1999 - Teufelsjagd [The Devil's Hunt - Hugh Corbett, Bk 10 - German Edition] (Paperback)
1999 - The Devil's Domain [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 8] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1999 - La Casa Del Asesino Rojo [The House of the Red Slayer - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 2 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
1999 - The Devil's Domain [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 8] (Paperback)Hardcover
1999 - La Clara Luz De La Muerte [By Murder's Bright Light - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 5 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
1998 - La Morada De Los Cuervos [The House of Crows - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 6 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
1998 - El Dominio Del Diablo [The Devil's Domain - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 8 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
1998 - The Mask of Ra [Ancient Egyptian Mysteries, Bk 1] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1998 - Das Lied Des Dunklen Engels [The Song of a Dark Angel - Hugh Corbett, Bk 8 - German Edition] (Paperback)
1997 - La Galeria Del Ruisenor [The Nightingale Gallery - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 1 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
1997 - The Assassin's Riddle [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 7] (Paperback)
1995 - Mathscheck Level 3 [Mathscheck] (Paperback)
1995 - The House of Crows [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 6] (Hardcover)
1995 - Red Slayer [aka The House of the Red Slayer - Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1994 - By Murder's Bright Light [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 5] (Paperback)Hardcover
1994 - The Anger of God [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 4] (Paperback)
1993 - The Nightingale Gallery [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1993 - Murder Most Holy [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 3] (Paperback)
1992 - The House of the Red Slayer [Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, Bk 2] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
India Moleskin [Lonely Planet Country Guide] (Paperback)
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