Search - List of Books by Verlyn Klinkenborg

Verlyn Klinkenborg (born 1952 in Meeker, Colorado) is an American non-fiction author. Since 1997, he has been a member of the editorial board of The New York Times. His books include The Rural Life, Making Hay, The Last Fine Time, and Timothy; or, Notes of an Abject Reptile. He has published articles in The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, Esquire, National Geographic, Mother Jones, and other periodicals.

Klinkenborg was raised on an Iowa farm belonging to his family.He attended elementary school in Clarion, Iowa until the 6th grade at which time the family moved to Osage. He graduated from Pomona College, and holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University.

Klinkenborg taught literature and creative writing at Fordham University while living in the Bronx in the early to mid-1980s, and later at St. Olaf College, Bennington College and Harvard University. In 1991 he received the Lila Wallace–Reader's Digest Writer's Award and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship.[1] He lives on a small farm in upstate New York.

His most notable current writings are his editorial opinions which appear regularly in the New York Times; these are generally literary meditations on rural farm life. He was the 2006-2007 visiting writer-in-residence at Pomona College, where he taught nonfiction writing. In 2007, he received a Guggenheim fellowship, which will fund his upcoming book The Mermaids of Lapland, about William Cobbett. Pomona College : News@Pomona

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Total Books: 26
Several Short Sentences About Writing
2013 - Several Short Sentences About Writing [Vintage] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780307279415
ISBN-10: 0307279413
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

More Scenes from the Rural Life
2013 - More Scenes From the Rural Life (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781616891565
ISBN-10: 1616891564
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Cookbooks, Food & Wine

Timothy or Notes of an Abject Reptile
2007 - Timothy or Notes of an Abject Reptile (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780679737537
ISBN-10: 0679737537
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Science & Math, Outdoors & Nature
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Lynn Geesaman Gardenscapes
2005 - Lynn Geesaman Gardenscapes (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781931788205
ISBN-10: 1931788200
Genre: Arts & Photography

The Last Fine Time
2004 - The Last Fine Time (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780226443355
ISBN-10: 0226443353
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Literature & Fiction

The Rural Life
2004 - The Rural Life (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780316735513
ISBN-10: 0316735515
Genre: Outdoors & Nature
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.

Making Hay
2003 - Making Hay (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781585747269
ISBN-10: 1585747262
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Straight West Portraits and Scenes from Ranch Life in the American West
Drake Manuscript
1996 - Drake Manuscript (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780233990095
ISBN-10: 0233990097
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

Last Fine Time
1992 - Last Fine Time (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780679737186
ISBN-10: 0679737189
Genres: History, Nonfiction

Last Fine Time The
1991 - Last Fine Time The (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780394571959
ISBN-10: 0394571959
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History

Timothy's Book Notes of an English Country Tortoise
Timothy's Book Notes of an English Country Tortoise (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781846270543
ISBN-10: 1846270545
Genre: Literature & Fiction