JOHN BARTH grew up in Cambridge, Maryland, and attended Johns Hopkins University before writing his celebrated first novel The Floating Opera in 1956. Since then he has produced more than fifteen of collections of short stories, essays, and novels that have won prestigious accolades, including the National Book Award and the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award. He divides his time between Maryland and Florida.
He is the author of:
Every Third Thought: A Novel in Five Seasons
Final Fridays: Essays