Quotes by William Gaddis

About William Gaddis:

William Thomas Gaddis, Jr. was an American novelist. The first and longest of his five novels, The Recognitions, was named one of TIME magazine's 100 best novels from 1923 to 2005 and two others, J R and A Frolic of His Own, won the annual U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. A collection of his essays was published posthumously as The Rush for Second Place (2002). The Letters of William Gaddis was published by Dalkey Archive Press in February 2013.

Author Bio

  • NameWilliam Gaddis
  • DescriptionNovelist
  • BornDecember 29, 1922
  • DiedDecember 16, 1998
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionWriter; Novelist
  • WorksThe Recognitions; J R; A Frolic Of His Own
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship; MacArthur Fellows Program; National Book Award