Ken Kalfus

Finalist, 2006 National Book Awards

Ken Kalfus is the author of a novel, The Commissariat of Enlightenment, and the short-story collections Thirstand Pu-239 and Other Russian Fantasies, all of which were named New York Times Notable Books. His writing has appeared in the New York Review of Books, Harper’s, Tin House, and Bomb. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and daughter
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A Disorder Peculiar to the Country

A Disorder Peculiar to the Country by Ken Kalfus book cover, 2006
ISBN 9780060501402 Ecco/HarperCollins
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Ken Kalfus

Ken Kalfus is the author of a novel, The Commissariat of Enlightenment, and the short-story collections Thirstand Pu-239 and Other Russian Fantasies, all of which were named New York Times Notable Books. His writing has appeared in the New York Review of BooksHarper’s, Tin House, and Bomb. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and daughter

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