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Douglas Coupland

Canadian novelist, short story writer, playwright, and graphic designer

1961   -  

country of citizenship: Canada
educated at: Emily Carr University of Art and Design, McGill University
occupation: writer, sculptor, novelist, artist, designer, screenwriter, science fiction writer
award received: Officer of the Order of Canada
influenced by: Bret Easton Ellis, J. G. Ballard
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Douglas Coupland ( KOHP-lənd) (born December 30, 1961) is a Canadian novelist and artist. His fiction is complemented by recognized works in design and visual art arising from his early formal training. His first novel, the 1991 international bestseller Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, popularized terms such as "McJob" and "Generation X". He has published thirteen novels, two collections of short stories, seven non-fiction books, and a number of dramatic works and screenplays for film and television. He is a columnist for Financial Times. He is also a frequent contributor to The New York Times, e-flux journal, Dis, and Vice. His art exhibits include Everywhere is Anywhere is Anything is Everything which was exhibited at the Vancouver Art Gallery, and the Royal Ontario Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, and Bit Rot at Rotterdam's Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art and the Villa Stuck.Coupland is an Officer of the Order of Canada, and a member of the Order of British Columbia. He published his thirteenth novel Worst. Person. Ever. in 2012. He also released an updated version of City of Glass and a biography of Marshall McLuhan for Penguin Canada in their Extraordinary Canadians series, called Extraordinary Canadians: Marshall McLuhan. He is the presenter of the 2010 Massey Lectures, and a companion novel to the lectures, Player One – What Is to Become of Us: A Novel in Five Hours. Coupland has been longlisted twice for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2006 and 2010, was a finalist for the Writers' Trust Fiction Prize in 2009, and was nominated for the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize in 2011 for Extraordinary Canadians: Marshall McLuhan.
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Generation A

book by Douglas Coupland

author: Douglas Coupland

2009

Eleanor Rigby

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author: Douglas Coupland

2004

Shampoo Planet

novel by Douglas Coupland

author: Douglas Coupland

1992

Player One

book by Douglas Coupland

author: Douglas Coupland

2010

Life After God

novel by Douglas Coupland

author: Douglas Coupland

1994

All Families Are Psychotic

novel by Douglas Coupland

author: Douglas Coupland

2001

Girlfriend in a Coma

novel by Douglas Coupland

author: Douglas Coupland

1998

Hey Nostradamus!

novel by Douglas Coupland

author: Douglas Coupland

2004

City of Glass

book by Douglas Coupland

author: Douglas Coupland

2000

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