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Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem was born on February 19, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Jonathan Allen Lethem. He is a writer, known for Light and the Sufferer (2007), The Collector (2013) and Motherless Brooklyn. He has been married to Amy Barrett since 2004. He was previously married to Julia Rosenberg and Shelley Jackson. See full bio »
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 2013 The Collector (Video short) (short story)
 2011/II The Epiphany (Short) (based on a story by)
 2010 Sleepy People (Short) (short story)
 2009 Biospheres (Short) (short stories)
 2008 The Zeppelin Parable (Short) (original story)
 2008 The Sleeping People (Short) (story "Sleepy People")
 2007 Light and the Sufferer (short story)
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 2014 Lars & Jonathan: A Berlin Friendship (Short)
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 2011 Les Non-Dupes (Short)
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 2006 A Scanner Darkly (consultant)
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 2015 Experimenter (grateful acknowledgment)
 2005 Csöpp szivem (Short) (thanks for inspiration)
 2002 Factory Accident Sex (Video) (special thanks)
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 2013 Overheard (TV Series)
- Jonathan Lethem (2013) ... Himself
 2013 We Don't Wanna Make You Dance (Documentary)
Himself - Friend / Writer
 2007 The Electric Dreamer: Remembering Philip K. Dick (Video documentary short)
Himself, author of 'The Fortress of Solitude'
 2007 Nexus Generation: Fans & Filmmakers (Video documentary short)
Himself, author of 'The Fortress of Solitude'
 2007 Sacrificial Sheep: The Novel vs. the Film (Video documentary short)
Himself, author of 'The Fortress of Solitude'
 2005 As Smart As They Are: The Author Project (Documentary)

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Novel: "The Fortress of Solitude" (Doubleday) See more »

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1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

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I grew up in a very borderline Brooklyn neighborhood. It was in decline in the early '70s, and has very slowly been gentrified. My parents were part of the first wave: bohemians, radicals and artists, the typical people who reclaim borderline neighborhoods. See more »


Attended Bennington College at the same time as Bret Easton Ellis, novelist Jill Eisenstadt, novelist Joseph Clark, novelist Donna Tartt, and scriptwriter Matthew Weiss. See more »

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