country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
occupation: author, novelist, writer
Alexander Michael Shakar (born April 25, 1968) is an American novelist and short story writer. His novel Luminarium (Soho Press, 2011) received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Fiction. His first novel, The Savage Girl, was chosen as a "Notable Book" by The New York Times, was a Book Sense 76 Pick, and has been translated into six foreign languages.
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