Stanley Elkin




Stanley Lawrence Elkin (May 11, 1930 – May 31, 1995) was an American novelist, short story writer, and essayist. His extravagant, satirical fiction revolves around American consumerism, popular culture, and male–female relationships.





The best books of all time by Stanley Elkin

  1. 2081 . Mrs. Ted Bliss by Stanley Elkin

    Published posthumously in 1995, Mrs. Ted Bliss tells the story of an eighty-two-year-old widow starting life anew after the death of her husband. As Dorothy Bliss learns to cope with the mundane ri...

  2. 2108 . George Mills by Stanley Elkin

    a 1982 novel by U.S. author Stanley Elkin

  3. 2452 . The Franchiser by Stanley Elkin

    The comic story of a man’s obsessive quest to build a fast food empire across America For the better part of the 1970s, entrepreneur Ben Flesh could expand his business kingdom with the snap of his...

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