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Lev Grossman Biography

Lev Grossman is an American author and journalist, best known for his Magicians Trilogy, which consists of the novels "The Magicians," "The Magician King," and "The Magician's Land."The Magicians Trilogy is often described as a deconstruction of traditional fantasy novels, with a focus on the psychological and emotional struggles of the characters as they navigate a magical world. The series has been compared to J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, but with a darker and more adult tone.In addition to his fiction writing, Grossman is also a prominent journalist and critic. He has worked for publications such as The New York Times and Time, and has written about a variety of topics, including books, technology, and popular culture.Grossman's writing style is often praised for its wit and intelligence, and his work is known for its depth and complexity. He is also known for his willingness to tackle difficult and taboo subjects in his writing.Overall, Grossman is a versatile and talented writer whose work has garnered critical acclaim and a devoted following.

Books by Lev Grossman

  • The Magicians: School fantasy is often aimed at children, and it's very successful at hitting that market. It's much harder to appeal exclusively to adults, and that's where The Magicians shines. Rather...
  • The Magician King:
  • The Magician's Land:
  • Magician's Land: When The Magicians (the first in the trilogy) was released a few years ago, it received wide critical acclaim from magazines, newspapers and high-brow critics, but was (somewhat) panned by...
  • The Magicians: The Magicians trilogy is a series that's been critically acclaimed and rates very high on our own Top 25 Best Fantasy Books list. It's a trilogy that's perhaps divisive --...
  • The Magicians: When publishers significantly alter source material, bad things tend to happen. You only have to look at the whitewashed Earthsea to see how poorly it can go, but occasionally directors...