skip to content

Antrim, Donald

Works: 17 works in 129 publications in 8 languages and 3,104 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Experimental fiction  Psychological fiction  Short stories  Allegories  Pictorial works  Biography  Humorous fiction  Black humor  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3551.N85, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Publications about Donald Antrim
Publications by Donald Antrim
Most widely held works about Donald Antrim
Most widely held works by Donald Antrim
The verificationist by Donald Antrim( Book )
30 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 597 libraries worldwide
A gathering of psychoanalysts and a narrator with a dissociated personality whose vantage point is the ceiling of a pancake house--these are the basic elements of this deadly serious, desperately playful, off-the-wall and perfectly on-target new novel
The hundred brothers : a novel by Donald Antrim( Book )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 595 libraries worldwide
A family reunion of 99 brothers--the oldest 90, the youngest 20. The event gives rise to the usual conflicting memories, hurt feelings, rivalries and alliances, but with so many emotions at work, little wonder the reunion explodes. Part comedy, part serious study of family relations. By the author of Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World
The emerald light in the air : stories by Donald Antrim( Book )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
"A masterful story collection--heartbreaking and hilarious--from one of America's greatest writers Nothing is simple for the men and women in Donald Antrim's stories. As they do the things we all do--bum a cigarette at a party, stroll with a girlfriend down Madison Avenue, take a kid to the zoo--they're confronted with their own uncooperative selves. These artists, writers, lawyers, teachers, and actors make fools of themselves, spiral out of control, have delusions of grandeur, despair, and find it hard to imagine a future. They talk, they listen, they hope, they dream. They look for communion in a city, both beautiful and menacing, which can promise so much and yield so little. But they are hungry for life. They want to love and be loved. These stories, all published in The New Yorker over the last fifteen years, make it clear that Antrim is one of America's most important writers. His work has been praised by his significant contemporaries, including Jonathan Franzen, Thomas Pynchon, Jeffrey Eugenides, and George Saunders, who described The Verificationist as "one of the most pleasure-giving, funny, perverse, complicated, addictive novels of the last twenty years." And here, at last, is the story collection we have been waiting for, The Emerald Light in the Air, Antrim's best book yet"--
Elect Mr. Robinson for a better world by Donald Antrim( Book )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Tells of the world of two elementary schoolteachers in a world made riotous by life's mysterious and sometimes violent accidents
The O. Henry prize stories 2013 by Edith Pearlman( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
"The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories take place in such far-flung locales as a gorgeous sailboat in Hong Kong, a Cuban sugar plantation, the Kenai River in Alaska, a mansion in New Delhi, a ship torpedoed by a German U-boat, and the ghost-haunted rubble of a Turkish girls' school. Also included are the editor's introduction, essays from the jurors (Lauren Groff, Edith Pearlman, and Jim Shepard) on their favorite stories, observations from the winners on what inspired them, and an extensive resource list of magazines."--Publisher's description
--All the days and nights by Doug DuBois( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
"Doug DuBois: All the Days and Nights, the artist's first and long-awaited monograph, resonates with diaristic immediacy, offering a potent examination of family relations under stress and what it means to subject personal relationships to the unblinking eye of the camera. Each photograph is rich with color, nuanced gestures and glances, enveloping the viewer in a multivalent, emotionally tense world. DuBois began photographing his family in 1984, prior to his father's near-fatal fall from a commuter train and his mother's subsequent breakdown and hospitalizations. While these events set a narrative backdrop to his work, the emotional freight is carried by the details as described by the artist: "The pallor of my mother's skin, the glare of my father's gaze and the tactile communion between my sister and nephew. These details constitute a complex and resonant picture of family ties ..." More than 20 years later, DuBois' project has developed in remarkable ways."--Jacket
The dead father by Donald Barthelme( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
The Dead Father is a gargantuan half-dead, half-alive, part mechanical, wise, vain, powerful being who still has hopes for himself--even while he is being dragged by means of a cable toward a mysterious goal. In this extraordinary novel, marked by the imaginative use of language that influenced a generation of fiction writers, Donald Barthelme offered a glimpse into his fictional universe. As Donald Antrim writes in his introduction, "Reading The Dead Father, one has the sense that its author enjoys an almost complete artistic freedom ... a permission to reshape, misrepresent, or even ignore the world as we find it ... Laughing along with its author, we escape anxiety and feel alive."
The afterlife by Donald Antrim( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Autobiografisch relaas over de moeder van de Amerikaanse schrijver (1968- )
Emerald light in the air by Donald Antrim( Book )
7 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 32 libraries worldwide
La vita dopo by Donald Antrim( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Italian and held by 20 libraries worldwide
New American stories by Ben Marcus( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"Ben Marcus, one of the most innovative and vital writers of this generation, delivers a stellar anthology of the best short fiction being written today in America In New American Stories, Ben Marcus has collected a diverse, exciting, and wholly unique book of contemporary American fiction writers. Herein are the luminaries of the form like Deborah Eisenberg, George Saunders, and Denis Johnson, as well as the best new voices of today, like Wells Tower, Claire Vaye Watkins and Rivka Galchen. Practitioners of deep realism like Anthony Doerr and Yilun Li brush shoulders with genre-bending wonders like Charles Yu and Kelly Link. Finally there are the true emerging stars, like Tao Lin and Rachel Glasser standing next to long established writer like Joy Williams. Nothing less than the American short story renaissance distilled down to its most relevant, daring, and interesting works, New American Stories puts on wide display the true art of the short story"--
Die hundert Brüder Roman by Donald Antrim( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Christine Hiebert by Christine Hiebert( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Wählt Mr. Robinson für ein besseres Leben by Donald Antrim( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
ha-Meʼamet by Donald Antrim( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Hebrew and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Personal history : The Kimono by Donald Antrim( Article )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Assorted fire events : stories by David Means( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Upon its publication, Assorted Fire Events won a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award, and received tremendous critical praise. Ranging across America, taking in a breathtaking array of voices and experiences, this story collection now stands as one of the finest of our time
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Alternative Names
Donald Antrim Amerikaans schrijver
Donald Antrim amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Donald Antrim amerikansk författare
Donald Antrim amerikansk skribent
Donald Antrim écrivain américain
Donald Antrim scrittore statunitense
אנטרים, דונלד
دونالد انتریم نویسنده آمریکایی
English (81)
German (15)
Italian (14)
French (7)
Spanish (6)
Hungarian (2)
Dutch (2)
Hebrew (1)
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.