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  • Bibliography:
    7 Books
  • First Book:
    June 1974
  • Latest Book:
    May 1993
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Book List in Order: 7 titles

  • An extraordinary linguistic tour de force that “prankishly takes the reader on an intricate trek through the alphabet” (John Updike, The New Yorker)

    “Are all archaeologists arrogant Aristotelians, asks author, as Angolans abduct Alva. Ad...

  • Ulrich Hargenau testifies against fellow members of a German terrorist group in order to save himself and his wife, Paula, and contemplates the nature of his German heritage. The question How German Is It underlies the conduct and actions o...

  • Fiction. Art. Five collage textswith six photographs by Cecile Abish. The five stories that make up 99: THE NEW MEANING are created entirely from fragments of other works. From Abish's introduction: "These works were undertaken in a playful spirit no...

  • While Mexican literary critic Alejandro longs for Mercedes, his estranged and unfaithful wife, Bonnie, the daughter of Mercedes' lover, witnesses a murder, and Preston, an American industrialist, and his wife deal with an unscrupulous art dealer...

Award-Winning Books by Walter Abish

How German Is It?
1980 PEN/Faulkner Award -- Fiction

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Walter Abish has published 7 books.

Walter Abish does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Eclipse Fever, was published in May 1993.

The first book by Walter Abish, Alphabetical Africa, was published in June 1974.

No. Walter Abish does not write books in series.