Jan Novak

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General Information

Name: Jan Novak

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1953 in Czechoslovakia


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Illinois Connection

The author immigrated to Chicago as a teenager in 1969 with his parents. He lived in Cicero and attended Morton East High School and the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Novak is a Chicago-based American novelist. He was born in Czechoslovakia in 1953 and spent his first 16 years there. Currently, he is a colleague of Vaclav Havel.

Published Works

  • Striptease Chicago, Sixty Eight Publications, 1983
  • The Willy's Dreamkit, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1985
  • The Grand Life: A Novel, Poseidon Press, 1987
  • Commies, Crooks, Gypsies, Spooks, and Poets, Steerforth Press, 1995

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Willys dream kit

ISBN: 0151967660
Release Date: 1985

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The grand life: A novel

ISBN: 0671643541
Release Date: 1987

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Commies, Crooks, Gypsies, Spooks & Poets: Thirteen Books of Prague in the Year of the Great Lice Epidemic

ISBN: 1883642094
Release Date: 1995-04-13

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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