William Gaddis
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"William Thomas Gaddis, Jr." was an American novelist.

The first and longest of his five novels, The Recognitions, was named one of TIME (magazine)/TIME magazine's TIME's List of the 100 Best Novels/100 best novels from 1923 to 2005

and two others, J R and A Frolic of His Own, won the annual U.S. National Book Award for Fiction.

National Book Foundation: Awards: [http://www.nationalbook.org/nbawinners_category.html "National Book Award Winners: 1950–2009"]. Retrieved March 28, 2012.

A collection of his essays was published posthumously as The Rush for Second Place (2002). The Letters of William Gaddis was published by Dalkey Archive Press in February 2013.

Gaddis is widely considered one of the first and most important American postmodern literature/postmodern writers.

[http://www.latest-science-articles.com/Philosophy_Humanities/Entropy-in-William-Gaddis-s-Novels-13613.html Entropy in William Gaddis's Novels]

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