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Jonathan Safran Foer

Born: 1977 AD
Currently alive, at 44 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Authors

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.