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John D'Agata

John D’Agata is the author of About a Mountain,Halls of Fame and editor of The Next American Essay and The Lost Origins of the Essay. He teaches creative writing at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, where he lives.

Books by John D'Agata

  1. Book CoverAbout a Mountain


    "Unquestionably art, a breathtaking piece of writing."—Charles Bock, The New York Times Book ReviewMore

  2. Book CoverThe Lifespan of a Fact


    Named a top 10 Best Book of 2012 by Slate.com

    An innovative essayist and his fact-checker do battle about the use of truth and the definition of nonfiction.More