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Jason Roberts's Biography

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Dec 2007

Jason's debut nonfiction work, A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler (HarperCollins), was a finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics' Circle Award, longlisted for the international Guardian First Book Award, and named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Kirkus Reviews and other publications. He is also the inaugural winner of the Van Zorn Prize for emerging fiction writers (sponsored by Michael Chabon), and a contributor to the Village Voice, McSweeney's and The Believer. Norton will publish his next book, Every Living Thing, in 2009.

Upcoming Works

Every Living Thing: The Great and Deadly Race to Know All Life


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