Adam Langer

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General Information

Name: Adam Langer

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1967 in Chicago, Illinois



Illinois Connection

Langer grew up on North Mozart Street in Chicago’s West Rogers Park neighborhood. He attended Evanston Township High School and went away to college. He returned to Chicago in 1988 and stayed there for twelve years before moving to New York in 2000 after winning a fellowship to Columbia University's National Arts Journalism Program.

Biographical and Professional Information

Langer is a novelist, short story writer, playwright and journalist. He is the author of the novels Crossing California, The Washington Story, Ellington Boulevard, The Theives of Manhattan and My Father's Bonus March. Formerly a senior editor at Book Magazine and a columnist for The Book Standard, he has written about books and authors for many other publications.

Published Works

  • The Thieves of Manhattan, Spiegel & Grau, 2010
  • My Father's Bonus March, Spiegel & Grau, 2009
  • Ellington Boulevard: A Novel in A-Flat, Spiegel & Grau, 2008
  • The Washington Story, Riverhead Trade, 2006
  • Crossing California, Riverhead Trade, 2005

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

My Father's Bonus March

ISBN: 0385523726
Release Date: 2009-10-20

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Crossing California

ISBN: 1594480818
Release Date: 2005-05-03

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Adam Langer on WorldCat

Adam Langer on Amazon


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