David Leavitt

David LeavittWebsite: David Leavitt
Current Residence: Gainesville, FL
Genre: Fiction, Short Stories

David Leavittgraduated from Yale University in 1983 with a BA in English. He is the author of the short story collections Family Dancing(finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Prize and the National Book Critics’ Circle Award),A Place I’ve Never Been,Arkansas, andThe Marble Quilt, as well as the novelsThe Lost Language of Cranes,Equal Affections,While England Sleeps(Finalist for theLos Angeles TimesFiction Prize),The Page Turner, Martin Bauman, or A Sure Thing, andThe Body of Jonah Boyd. In 2002, he publishedFlorence, A Delicate Caseas part of the series The Writer and the City. HisCollected Storieswas published in 2003.The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Origins of the Computer appeared in 2005 and the novelThe Indian Clerk(finalist for the PEN/Faulkner prize and shortlisted for the IMPAC/Dublin award) appeared in 2007Professor Leavitt is also the editor ofSubtropics, the literary magazine edited in the Department of English.

Book List

The Two Hotel Francforts (2013)The Indian Clerk (2007)The Body of Jonah Boyd (2004)Martin Bauman;or, A Sure Thing(2000)The Page Turner (1998)While England Sleeps (1995)Equal Affections (1989)The Lost Language of Cranes(1986)
Short Stories

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