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E. L. Doctorow
Biography
E. L. Doctorow, one of America's preeminent authors, has received the National Book Critics Circle Award (twice), the National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, the Edith Wharton Citation For Fiction, and the William Dean Howells medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He has also published a volume of selected essays Jack London, Hemingway, and the Constitution, and a play, Drinks Before Dinner, which was produced by the New York Shakespeare Festival. He resides in New Rochelle, New York.

Author biography courtesy of Penguin Group (USA).



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Doctorow began his career as a reader for Columbia Pictures. He went on to work as an editor for New American Library in the early 1960s, and then served as chief editor at Dial Press from 1964 to 1969.

Critics assailed Doctorow for delivering a commencement address critical of President George W. Bush at Hofstra University in May 2004.



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Chronology
*Welcome to Hard Times, 1960
*The Book of Daniel, 1971
*Ragtime, 1975
*Drinks Before Dinner: A Play, 1978
*Loon Lake, 1980
*Lives of the Poets: Six Stories and a Novella, 1984
*World's Fair, 1985
*Billy Bathgate, 1989
*Jack London, Hemingway and the Constitution: Selected Essays, 1977-1992, 1993
*The Waterworks, 1994
*City of God, 2000
*The March, 2005