STONER – Novel by John Edward Williams - Meeting Benches

STONER – Novel by John Edward Williams - Meeting Benches

Stoner - Beautifully written story of the (non-)life of a US academic. Such an ordinary life you wonder why the book is so good, yet such perfect prose and story-telling you cannot put it down...

Stoner: the must-read novel of 2013

Stoner - Beautifully written story of the (non-)life of a US academic. Such an ordinary life you wonder why the book is so good, yet such perfect prose and story-telling you cannot put it down...

After reading Stoner, I found myself comparing every book I read to it. I call it the Stoner Standard and consider this one of the great novels of the 20th Century. Plain, straightforward prose about an ordinary man, but the writing is brilliant.

After reading Stoner, I found myself comparing every book I read to it. I call it the Stoner Standard and consider this one of the great novels of the 20th Century. Plain, straightforward prose about an ordinary man, but the writing is brilliant.

the novel follows the intersection of three confused people living in a small Massachusetts town: Doug Fanning, a Gulf War veteran and hotshot banker; Charlotte Graves, a retired teacher who's slowly losing her grasp on reality; and Nate Fuller, a teenage stoner dealing with the recent suicide of his father....

the novel follows the intersection of three confused people living in a small Massachusetts town: Doug Fanning, a Gulf War veteran and hotshot banker; Charlotte Graves, a retired teacher who's slowly losing her grasp on reality; and Nate Fuller, a teenage stoner dealing with the recent suicide of his father....

Steve Almond praised Stoner in The New York Times Magazine, writing, "I had never encountered a work so ruthless in its devotion to human truths and so tender in its execution."

Steve Almond praised Stoner in The New York Times Magazine, writing, "I had never encountered a work so ruthless in its devotion to human truths and so tender in its execution."

The Best Stoner Novels - The Daily Beast

The Best Stoner Novels

The Best Stoner Novels - The Daily Beast

Have you read the novel everyone is talking about about? Stoner: the 2013 surprise international bestseller

Have you read the novel everyone is talking about about? Stoner: the 2013 surprise international bestseller

Stoner & Spaz

Stoner & Spaz

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