A Confederacy of Dunces is a novel written by John Kennedy Toole, published in 1980, 11 years after the author's suicide. The book was published through the efforts of writer Walker Percy (who also contributed a revealing foreword) and Toole's mother Thelma Toole, quickly becoming a cult classic, and
I have lived in Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Boston, New York City, and Seattle. Call me restless.
Music and making cool web sites are my passions. Anything to do with the creative process excites and fulfills me.
I play keyboards and write songs for the Seattle band Massy Ferguson, doing roots-bas
French writer, often called the greatest innovator of form of his generation. He was a highly-regarded French Jewish novelist, filmmaker and essayist. He was a member of the Oulipo group.
Perec was orphaned at an early age: his father was killed in action in World War II, and his mother died in a