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Michael Dahlie

Michael Dahlie won the 2009 PEN/Hemingway Award for his novel A Gentleman’s Guide to Graceful Living, and he received a Whiting Award in 2010. He is currently the Booth Tarkington Writer-in-Residence at Butler University in Indianapolis.


Books by Michael Dahlie

  1. Book CoverThe Best of Youth: A Novel

    What happens when an introverted young writer takes on a ghostwriting gig for a violent, drug-addicted Hollywood star? In the case of Henry Lang, the result is a string of outrageous disasters, but disasters that are ultimately hilarious, gripping, and deeply moving.More

  2. Book CoverA Gentleman's Guide to Graceful Living: A Novel

    “A tour filled with moments of grace and angst, and an overwhelming sense that compassion matters.” —Minneapolis Star TribuneMore