Charles Baxter

Finalist, 2000 National Book Awards

Charles Baxter was a Finalist for the National Book Award in Fiction in 2000 for The Feast of Love. He has published five novels, six collections of short stories, three books of poetry, and nonfiction.
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The Feast of Love

The Feast of Love by Charles Baxter, book cover
ISBN 9780375709104 Vintage / Pantheon Books

The Feast of Love is a sumptuous work of fiction about the thing that most distracts and delights us. In a re-imagined A Midsummer Night's Dream, men and women speak of and desire their ideal mates; parents seek out their lost children; adult children try to come to terms with their own parents and, in some cases, find new ones. More about this book >

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Charles Baxter

Charles Baxter was a Finalist for the National Book Award in Fiction in 2000 for The Feast of Love. He has published five novels, six collections of short stories, three books of poetry, and nonfiction. He has also been a Guggenheim Fellow and received an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His most recent book of fiction was Gryphon, a collection of stories published in 2011.

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