M. T. Anderson

Finalist, 2018 National Book Awards
Finalist, 2002 National Book Awards
Winner, 2006 National Book Awards
Longlist, 2015 National Book Awards

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.
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The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge

The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M. T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin, book cover
ISBN 9780763698225 Candlewick Press

Subverting convention, award-winning creators M. T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin pair up for an anarchic, outlandish, and deeply political saga of warring elf and goblin kingdoms. More about this book >

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Feed

ISBN 9780763617264 Candlewick Press

Spending time partying on the moon and riding around in his "upcar," Titus is an average teen of the future, complete with a computer chip implant -- the "Feed" -- that lets corporate marketers and government agencies broadcast directly into his brain. Then Titus meets Violet, and an anti-Feed hacker shuts down their Feeds for a short time; but when Violet's Feed is seriously damaged, she begins spouting some radical ideas. More about this book >

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

Octavian Nothing by M.T. Anderson book cover, 2006
ISBN 9780763624026 Candlewick Press

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. More about this book >

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Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad

Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M. T. Anderson book cover, 2015
ISBN 9780763668181 Candlewick Press

The true story of a city under siege: the triumph of bravery and defiance in the face of terrifying odds. It is also a look at the power—and layered meaning—of music in beleaguered lives. Symphony for the City of the Dead is a masterwork thrillingly told and impeccably researched. More about this book >

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M. T. Anderson

M. T. Anderson is the author of the National Book Award Finalist Feed, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; the National Book Award–winning The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party and its sequel, The Kingdom on the Waves, both New York Times bestsellers and Michael L. Printz Honor Books; the National Book Award–longlisted Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad; Landscape with Invisible Hand; and many other books for children and young adults. He lives near Boston, Massachusetts.

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