History Creator / JonathanLethem

15th Apr '16 7:17:56 PM set-a-rabbit
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Jonathan Lethem is an American author and essayist known for his eccentric, GenreBusting works. He burst onto the scene with his UsefulNotes/{{Nebula|Award}}-nominated first novel, ''Gun, with Occasional Music'', which deconstructed the HardboiledDetective in a surreal futuristic setting. He broke out into mainstream recognition with the novel ''Literature/MotherlessBrooklyn'', about a gangster with Tourette's Syndrome. He has written a wide variety of other works, ranging from a series of interviews with Music/BobDylan to a study of the Music/TalkingHeads album ''Music/FearOfMusic'' to a reboot of the Creator/{{Marvel Comic|s}}, ''ComicBook/OmegaTheUnknown''.

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Jonathan Lethem is an American author and essayist known for his eccentric, GenreBusting works. He burst onto the scene with his UsefulNotes/{{Nebula|Award}}-nominated first novel, ''Gun, with Occasional Music'', ''Literature/GunWithOccasionalMusic'', which deconstructed the HardboiledDetective in a surreal futuristic setting. He broke out into mainstream recognition with the novel ''Literature/MotherlessBrooklyn'', about a gangster with Tourette's Syndrome. He has written a wide variety of other works, ranging from a series of interviews with Music/BobDylan to a study of the Music/TalkingHeads album ''Music/FearOfMusic'' to a reboot of the Creator/{{Marvel Comic|s}}, ''ComicBook/OmegaTheUnknown''.
15th Apr '16 6:30:29 PM set-a-rabbit
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28th Jan '16 3:53:51 PM nombretomado
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Jonathan Lethem is an American author and essayist known for his eccentric, GenreBusting works. He burst onto the scene with his {{Nebula|Award}}-nominated first novel, ''Gun, with Occasional Music'', which deconstructed the HardboiledDetective in a surreal futuristic setting. He broke out into mainstream recognition with the novel ''Literature/MotherlessBrooklyn'', about a gangster with Tourette's Syndrome. He has written a wide variety of other works, ranging from a series of interviews with Music/BobDylan to a study of the Music/TalkingHeads album ''Music/FearOfMusic'' to a reboot of the Creator/{{Marvel Comic|s}}, ''ComicBook/OmegaTheUnknown''.

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Jonathan Lethem is an American author and essayist known for his eccentric, GenreBusting works. He burst onto the scene with his {{Nebula|Award}}-nominated UsefulNotes/{{Nebula|Award}}-nominated first novel, ''Gun, with Occasional Music'', which deconstructed the HardboiledDetective in a surreal futuristic setting. He broke out into mainstream recognition with the novel ''Literature/MotherlessBrooklyn'', about a gangster with Tourette's Syndrome. He has written a wide variety of other works, ranging from a series of interviews with Music/BobDylan to a study of the Music/TalkingHeads album ''Music/FearOfMusic'' to a reboot of the Creator/{{Marvel Comic|s}}, ''ComicBook/OmegaTheUnknown''.
13th Jan '16 4:20:04 PM BadSplice
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* SciFiGhetto: Averted, as trying to figure out exactly ''what'' genre Lethem writes in is a game among critics and book-lovers.
13th Jan '16 4:19:35 PM BadSplice
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Jonathan Lethem is an American author and essayist known for his eccentric, genre-bending works. He burst onto the scene with his {{Nebula|Award}}-nominated first novel, ''Gun, with Occasional Music'', which deconstructed the HardboiledDetective in a surreal futuristic setting. He broke out into mainstream recognition with the novel ''Literature/MotherlessBrooklyn'', about a gangster with Tourette's Syndrome. He has written a wide variety of other works, ranging from a series of interviews with Music/BobDylan to a study of the Music/TalkingHeads album ''Music/FearOfMusic'' to a reboot of the Creator/{{Marvel Comic|s}}, ''ComicBook/OmegaTheUnknown''.

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Jonathan Lethem is an American author and essayist known for his eccentric, genre-bending GenreBusting works. He burst onto the scene with his {{Nebula|Award}}-nominated first novel, ''Gun, with Occasional Music'', which deconstructed the HardboiledDetective in a surreal futuristic setting. He broke out into mainstream recognition with the novel ''Literature/MotherlessBrooklyn'', about a gangster with Tourette's Syndrome. He has written a wide variety of other works, ranging from a series of interviews with Music/BobDylan to a study of the Music/TalkingHeads album ''Music/FearOfMusic'' to a reboot of the Creator/{{Marvel Comic|s}}, ''ComicBook/OmegaTheUnknown''.


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* GenreBusting: His books are hodgepodges of various genres, such as sci-fi books, detective novels and autobiographical elements.


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* SciFiGhetto: Averted, as trying to figure out exactly ''what'' genre Lethem writes in is a game among critics and book-lovers.
8th Nov '15 8:42:31 PM nombretomado
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** One major character was the ghostwriter for eccentric playboy physicist Emil Junrow's witty memoir ''I Can't Quite Believe You Said That, Dr. Junrow'', who as described bears no small resemblance to RichardFeynman, eccentric playboy physicist and writer of the witty memoir ''"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!"''

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** One major character was the ghostwriter for eccentric playboy physicist Emil Junrow's witty memoir ''I Can't Quite Believe You Said That, Dr. Junrow'', who as described bears no small resemblance to RichardFeynman, UsefulNotes/RichardFeynman, eccentric playboy physicist and writer of the witty memoir ''"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!"''
11th Oct '15 2:16:11 PM StFan
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Jonathan Lethem is an American author and essayist known for his eccentric, genre-bending works. He burst onto the scene with his {{Nebula|Award}}-nominated first novel, ''Gun, with Occasional Music'', which deconstructed the HardboiledDetective in a surreal futuristic setting. He broke out into mainstream recognition with the novel ''Literature/MotherlessBrooklyn'', about a gangster with Tourette's Syndrome. He has written a wide variety of other works, ranging from a series of interviews with Music/BobDylan to a study of the Music/TalkingHeads album ''Music/FearOfMusic'' to a reboot of the Creator/{{Marvel Comic|s}}, ''OmegaTheUnknown''.

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Jonathan Lethem is an American author and essayist known for his eccentric, genre-bending works. He burst onto the scene with his {{Nebula|Award}}-nominated first novel, ''Gun, with Occasional Music'', which deconstructed the HardboiledDetective in a surreal futuristic setting. He broke out into mainstream recognition with the novel ''Literature/MotherlessBrooklyn'', about a gangster with Tourette's Syndrome. He has written a wide variety of other works, ranging from a series of interviews with Music/BobDylan to a study of the Music/TalkingHeads album ''Music/FearOfMusic'' to a reboot of the Creator/{{Marvel Comic|s}}, ''OmegaTheUnknown''.
''ComicBook/OmegaTheUnknown''.
26th Aug '15 2:09:44 PM nombretomado
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** TheMuppets are replaced in the pop culture of this world by "Gnuppets"

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** TheMuppets Franchise/TheMuppets are replaced in the pop culture of this world by "Gnuppets"
15th Oct '14 12:58:31 PM MarkLungo
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* BigApplesauce: Many of his works are set in or around New York City, especially Brooklyn. Or a fantastical version of Brooklyn.

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* BigApplesauce: Many of his works are set in or around New York City, UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity, especially Brooklyn. Or a fantastical version of Brooklyn.
15th Oct '14 12:58:07 PM MarkLungo
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Jonathan Lethem is an American author and essayist known for his eccentric, genre-bending works. He burst onto the scene with his {{Nebula|Award}}-nominated first novel, ''Gun, with Occasional Music'', which deconstructed the HardboiledDetective in a surreal futuristic setting. He broke out into mainstream recognition with the novel ''Literature/MotherlessBrooklyn'', about a gangster with Tourette's Syndrome. He has written a wide variety of other works, ranging from a series of interviews with Music/BobDylan to a reboot of the {{Marvel Comic|s}}, ''OmegaTheUnknown''.

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Jonathan Lethem is an American author and essayist known for his eccentric, genre-bending works. He burst onto the scene with his {{Nebula|Award}}-nominated first novel, ''Gun, with Occasional Music'', which deconstructed the HardboiledDetective in a surreal futuristic setting. He broke out into mainstream recognition with the novel ''Literature/MotherlessBrooklyn'', about a gangster with Tourette's Syndrome. He has written a wide variety of other works, ranging from a series of interviews with Music/BobDylan to a study of the Music/TalkingHeads album ''Music/FearOfMusic'' to a reboot of the {{Marvel Creator/{{Marvel Comic|s}}, ''OmegaTheUnknown''.
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