Andrew Sean Greer
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The Confessions of Max Tivoli (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
The hero of this novel is born an old man who ages backwards-not an unusual fantasy premise. What is unusual is the way Andrew Sean Greer's use of language raises the material from science fiction to a universal parable of memory and maturation.
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