Mark Z. Danielewski (/ˈdænjəlɛfski/; born March 5, 1966 in New York City) is an American fiction author. Though his second novel, Only Revolutions (2006), was nominated for the National Book Award, Danielewski is most widely known for his debut novel House of Leaves (2000), which garnered a considerable cult following and won the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award.
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