- Existence: 1964-02-19
Jonathan Lethem (1964-) is an American novelist and essayist born in Brooklyn, New York. Lethem attended Bennington College in Vermont, worked as a book store clerk in California, and has written over ten novels and short story collections, in addition to numerous essays. His most well-known works are Motherless Brooklyn and Fortress of Solitude. Lethem received the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction in 1999 and a MacArthur Fellowship in 2005.
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The Jonathan Lethem Papers, which span from 1938 to 2016, contain writings in the form of drafts, galley proofs, research, notes related to his novels, short stories, and non-fiction including his most well-known works, Motherless Brooklyn and Fortress of Solitude. The papers also contain correspondence, clippings, ephemera, audiovisual materials, and electronic media related to Lethem's life and work.