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Amor Towles (born 1964) is an American novelist. He is best known for his bestselling novels Rules of Civility (2011), A Gentleman in Moscow (2016), and The Lincoln Highway (2021). Early life and education Towles was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale College and received an M.A. in English from Stanford University, where he was a Scowcroft Fellow. When Towles was 10 years old, he threw a bottle with a message into the Atlantic Ocean. Several weeks later, he received a letter from Harrison Salisbury, who was then the managing editor of The New York Times. Towles and Salisbury corresponded for many years afterward. Career After graduating from Yale University, Towles was set to teach in China on a two-year fellowship from the Yale China Association. However, this was abruptly canceled due to the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989.From 1991–2012, he worked as an investment manager and director of research at Select Equity Group in New York.When Towles was a young man, he credited Peter Matthiessen, renowned nature writer, novelist and one of the founders of The Paris Review, as the primary inspiration for writing novels. Towles' first novel, Rules of Civility, was successful beyond his expectations, so much so that the proceeds from the book afforded him the luxury of retirement from investment banking and the opportunity to pursue writing full-time.His second novel, A Gentleman in Moscow, which was on the New York Times hardcover bestseller list for 59 weeks, was a finalist for the 2016 Kirkus Prize for Fiction. It was also longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award. A television series based on the novel and starring Ewan McGregor is scheduled to begin production in late 2022.Towles' third novel, The Lincoln Highway, was published on October 5, 2021. It was chosen by Amazon as the best book of 2021. As of May 15, 2022, it had been on the New York Times hardcover fiction bestseller list for 30 weeks. Personal life Towles resides in Gramercy Park, Manhattan, New York City, with his wife, Maggie, their son, Stokley, and their daughter, Esmé. Towles is a collector of fine art and antiques. Awards and honors 2016 Finalist for the Kirkus Prize for FictionWorks Fiction Rules of Civility: A Novel. New York: Viking. 2011. ISBN 978-0-670-02269-4. Eve in Hollywood: A Penguin Special (collection of six interlinked short stories). Penguin. 2013. ISBN 978-1-101-63092-1. A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel. New York: Viking. 2016. ISBN 978-0-670-02619-7. You Have Arrived at Your Destination (novella). Forward. Vol. 4. Amazon Original Stories. 2019. ASIN B07VBCYTGR. The Lincoln Highway: A Novel. New York: Viking. 2021. ISBN 978-0-7352-2235-9.Essays "Channel a More Romantic Era of Transatlantic Travel" (2016)References External links Amor Towles official author website. Discover the Amor Towles popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Amor Towles books.

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The Recruiting Trip

Lexy TimmsNovember 19, 2014Get

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James TurnbullNovember 15, 2021Get

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Elle KennedyAugust 6, 2018Get

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Laura HeffernanNovember 23, 2021Get

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Annmarie BoyleNovember 9, 2020Get

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Kate BoldOctober 15, 2021Get

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Ellen JacobsonMay 22, 2020Get

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Albert RutherfordJune 7, 2020Get

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Uncle AmonJune 15, 2015Get

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F. Scott FitzgeraldApril 10, 1925Get

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Susanne O'LearyMarch 25, 2019Get

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Jamie McGillenDecember 31, 2020Get

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Leigh JamesFebruary 13, 2015Get

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Poppy St JamesAugust 16, 2021Get

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Sarah PeisAugust 20, 2018Get

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Alison JamesFebruary 7, 2018Get

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W.J. MayNovember 25, 2021Get

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Kelly CainJune 8, 2021Get

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Greg Habstritt & Napoleon HillDecember 23, 2010Get

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Colleen HooverOctober 14, 2013Get

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AnonymousMarch 18, 2022Get

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Lexy TimmsMarch 17, 2020Get

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Sophie-Leigh RobbinsSeptember 7, 2021Get

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Kathryn CantrellMay 21, 2018Get

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Jordan HollisAugust 29, 2018Get

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W.J. MayNovember 22, 2018Get

Your curse is your biggest strength. I just didn't know it yet. Jamie Hunt's the high school quarterback in his senior year. He's popular, smart, got the prettiest girl in the school chasing...

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Piper GlendaleMay 5, 2022Get

Emily Delaney, a reporter for one of Hollywood’s hottest gossip magazines, has her world turned upside down when her former journalism mentor dies, and she is called back to the hometown s...

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Linsey LanierOctober 29, 2010Get

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Michael GordonJuly 8, 2019Get

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Brenda BlanchardJanuary 5, 2021Get

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Simon JamieAugust 1, 2012Get

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Aleatha RomigJuly 27, 2021Get

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Louisa May AlcottSeptember 29, 1868Get

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Rachael HerronOctober 22, 2021Get

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Susannah NixApril 19, 2022Get

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Lydia MichaelsJanuary 20, 2017Get

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Kathryn Meyer GriffithSeptember 13, 2014Get

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Arwen RichJuly 3, 2018Get

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Carly PhillipsApril 20, 2021Get

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Scarlett FinnApril 13, 2021Get

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Apple Inc.September 16, 2021Get

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Lexy TimmsJuly 23, 2015Get

From USA TODAY Bestselling Author, Lexy Timms, comes a billionaire romance that'll crank up the heat and have you falling in love all over again. Jamie Connors has given up on finding a man....

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Lilac MillsJanuary 31, 2019Get

What happens after your dreams come true? Patisserie-Chef Stevie is stuck in a rut. Her beloved Great Aunt Peggy has passed away and she’s lost both her job and the love of her life. Then ...

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Jane AustenJune 16, 2020Get

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Matthew RyanOctober 1, 2014Get

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Eve PendleNovember 29, 2021Get

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Jane AustenDecember 31, 1817Get

A woman of no importance, she manoeuvres in her restricted circumstances as her long-time love Captain Wentworth did in the wars. Even though she is nearly thirty, well past the sell-by bloo...

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Jane AustenJanuary 28, 1813Get

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