Adam Mansbach

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Adam Mansbach
Adam mansbach 2013.jpg
Adam Mansbach at the 2013 Texas Book Festival.
Born (1976-07-01) July 1, 1976 (age 39)
Occupation Author
Nationality American
Notable works Go the Fuck to Sleep

Adam Mansbach (born July 1, 1976) is an American author, and has previously been a visiting writer and professor of literature at Rutgers University-Camden, with their New Voices Visiting Writers program (2009-2011). Mansbach wrote the "children's book for adults" Go the Fuck to Sleep.[1] Other books Mansbach has written include Angry Black White Boy, a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2005,[2] and The End of the Jews[3] (for which he won the California Book Award for fiction in 2008).[4][5] Mansbach was the founding editor of the 1990s hip-hop journal Elementary.[2] He lives in Berkeley, California and co-hosts a radio show, "Father Figures".[6][7]





Anthology contributions[edit]

  • All The Words Past The Margins, in Born to Use Mics: Reading Nas's Illmatic. Edited by Michael Eric Dyson and Sohail Daulatzai (Basic Civitas Books, 2010)[2]



  1. ^ Harmanci, Reyhan (12 May 2011). "'Go the F--- to Sleep': The Case of the Viral PDF". The Bay Citizen. 
  2. ^ a b c Dyson, Michael Eric; Daulatzai, Sohail (2010). Born to Use Mics. Basic Civitas Books. p. 292. ISBN 978-0-465-00211-5. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  3. ^ Mansbach, Adam (2008). The end of the Jews : a novel. New York: Spiegel & Grau. ISBN 0-385-52044-1. 
  4. ^ Harmanci, Reyhan (28 April 2011). "A Whim, A Book, And, Wow!". New York Times. Retrieved 13 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "The California Book Award Winners 1931-2006" (PDF). Commonwealth Club of California. Retrieved 13 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "Adam Mansbach's biography page". Archived from the original on 7 July 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "Father Figures KPFA Berkeley". Archived from the original on 17 May 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "Book Review: 'The Dead Run' by Adam Mansbach". Seattle PI. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "THE DEAD RUN (review)". Boston Globe. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Book Review: 'The Dead Run' by Adam Mansbach". FearNet. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  11. ^ "Review: The Dead Run". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  12. ^ "Review: Dead Run". Booklist. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 

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