The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. 1: The Pox Party

Winner, National Book Awards 2006 for Young People's Literature

Octavian Nothing by M.T. Anderson book cover, 2006
ISBN 9780763624026
Candlewick Press
M.T. Anderson, 2015. Photo credit: Sonya Sones
M. T. Anderson

M. T. Anderson is the author of Feed, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, as well as The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation Volume I: The Pox Party, winner of the National Book Award and a New York Times bestseller, and its sequel, The Kingdom on the Waves, which was also a New York Times bestseller. More about this author >

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Set against the disquiet of Revolutionary Boston, this novel, the first of two parts, re-imagines the past as an eerie place that has startling resonance for readers today.

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