Donald Antrim is the author of three novels, Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World, The Hundred Brothers, and The Verificationist, as well as a memoir, The Afterlife. He contributes fiction and nonfiction to The New Yorker, and his work has appeared in The Paris Review and Harper's. He has had fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Like any other widely practiced kind of writing, the memoirs that crowd the front tables of your local bookstore sort themselves into distinct if not always mutually exclusive subgenres....▶
Antrim was named a Guggenheim fellow in creative writing....▶
Another tour de force of antic surrealism mixed with melancholy, this one viewed from the ceiling of a pancake house....▶