Books by Sean Wilsey

Sean Wilsey's writing has appeared in The London Review of Books, The Los Angeles Times, and McSweeney's Quarterly, where he is the editor at large. Before going to McSweeney's he worked as an editorial assistant at The New Yorker, a fact checker at Ladie


HISTORY
Released: Sept. 16, 2008

"Ranges from delights to self-indulgent snores."
Self-consciously modeled after state guides sponsored by the Federal Writers' Project in the 1930s, this ambitious effort features a terrific roster of writers and arrives just in time for the November elections. Read full book review >
OH THE GLORY OF IT ALL by Sean Wilsey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 23, 2005

"Honest to a fault, richly veined with indelible images: a monumental piece of work."
A founding McSweeney's editor tells about his privileged and impressively troubled young years, with surprisingly few missteps on a well-worn path. Read full book review >