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Eisenheim the Illusionist by Stephen Millhauser

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Steven Millhauser Steven Millhauser Biography Stephen Millhauser was born on August 3, 1943 in New York, but grew up in Connecticut. In 1965 he graduated from Columbia University and continued his studies at Brown University. He currently lives in Saratoga Springs, NY and teaches English at Skidmore College. Millhauser`s debut novel ("Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954, by Jeffrey Cartwright") about the tragic fate of the prodigy writer brought him fame. Inspired by positive reviews from literary critics, Millhauser released his second novel, A Portrait of a Romantic, a year later. In 1986 he released his first collection of short stories - "In The Penny Arcade". In 1997, Millhauser won the Pulitzer Prize for his novel Martin Dressler: The Tale of the American Dreamer. The award generated a new wave of interest in the author and led to the reprint of many of his works. Dangerous Laughter: Thirteen Stories was named one of the ten best books of 2008 according to the New York Times. In 2011, the collection of stories We Others: New and Selected Stories was released, at the moment this is the last book of the author. Bibliography Novels: 1972 - Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954, by Jeffrey Cartwright 1977 - Portrait of a Romantic 1986 - From the Realm of Morpheus 1996 - Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer 1999 - Enchanted Night Tale: 2003 - The King in the Tree Compilations: 1986 - In the Penny Arcade 1990 - The Barnum Museum 1993 - Little Kingdoms 1998 - The Knife Thrower and Other Stories 2008 - Dangerous Laughter: Thirteen Stories 2011 - We Others: New and Selected Stories Titles, Awards and Awards 1975 - Prix Medicis Etranger Award for the best foreign novel for the novel "Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Writer, 1943-1954, by Jeffrey Cartwright" 1987 - Award in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters 1994 - Lannan Literary Award for Fiction 1997 - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for the novel "Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer" Screen adaptation 2006 - The Sisterhood of Night (short) 2006 - The Illusionist

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