Jonathan Safran Foer
Born: 1977 AD
Currently alive, at 36 years of age.
1977 - Born in Washington.
1999 - He traveled to Ukraine to research his grandfather's life.This trip resulted in the inspiration for his debut novel, Everything Is Illuminated, published in 2002 by Houghton Mifflin. The book garnered him a National Jewish Book Award and a Guardian First Book Award.
2000 - He was awarded the Zoetrope: All-Story Fiction Prize.
2001 - The Very Rigid Search.
2002 - "A Primer for the Punctuation of Heart Disease".
- "About the Typefaces Not Used in This Edition".
- Everything Is Illuminated.
2005 - Everything Is Illuminated was adapted to film, by the director Liev Schreiber, with Elijah Wood in the lead role.
- Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.
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