Adam Fawer (born 1970 in New York City) is an American novelist. Improbable, his first novel, has been translated into eighteen languages and won the 2006 International Thriller Writers Award for best first novel. His second novel, Empathy, has been published in 2008 in German, Japanese and Turkish. His third novel, Oz, has been published in 2016 in Turkish only. Unlike the first two novels, it received generally negative reviews from critics and readers.
Early life and education
Fawer holds undergraduate and master's degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Awards and honours
In 2007, Fawer won the International Thriller Writers award for Best First Novel.
- Improbable, 2005 ISBN 0-06-073678-X
- Gnosis, also published as Empathy, 2008 ISBN 3463405199
- Oz, 2016