Mark
Leyner

American novelist

Mark Leyner is the author of My Cousin, My Gastroenterologist; Tooth Imprints on a Corndog; I Smell Esther Williams, Et Tu Babe; and The Tetherballs of Bougainville.

He has written scripts for a variety of film and television shows, and his work appears regularly in The New Yorker, Time, and GQ.
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Leyner is a twisted wizard, a genre-busting virtuoso, working at the outer edge of narrative convention

Jay McInerny
on Et Tu, Babe

One of the best, the brightest, the weirdest and the most influential modern writers

NPR
on Gone with the Mind

Leyner is one of America's least predictable writers

Chicago Tribune
on Gone with the Mind

Leyner’s masterly ability to interlace humor with existential dilemmas makes for a compelling novel

Publishers Weekly
on Gone with the Mind