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David Goodwillie

David Goodwillie is the author of the novel American Subversive, a New York Times Notable Book of 2010, and the acclaimed memoir Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time. He has also played professional baseball, worked as a private investigator, and was an expert at Sotheby's auction house. A graduate of Kenyon College, he lives in New York City.  
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American Subversive by David Goodwillie

In David Goodwillie's "powerful thriller" (Chicago Sun-Times), the lives of a young radical and a failed journalist intertwine after a bombing.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. The words on my screensaver: "Sit down and write, you idiot."

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Apparently, I start too many sentences with the word "And".

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Being Dan Brown's literary agent.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not taking my baseball career more seriously.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. That my publisher will make me Twitter.

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