A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection
The Wizard, the greatest inventor in history, can make anything. His machines capture light, motion, and sound. So what’s going on in The Box, the most secret, most mysterious room in the Wizard’s bustling labs? When the staff librarian decides to find out, he stumbles upon a new realm of invention and sensation that will leave the world irreparably changed.
“The Wizard of West Orange” is Pulitzer Prize-winner Steven Millhauser’s incantatory reimagining of Thomas Edison’s work, from the dazzling collection Dangerous Laughter.
An eBook short.
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group; May 2015
- ISBN 9781101970065
- Read online, or download in secure EPUB format
- Title: The Wizard of West Orange
- Author: Steven Millhauser
About The Author
STEVEN MILLHAUSER is the author of numerous works of fiction, including Martin Dressler, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1997, and We Others: New and Selected Stories, winner of The Story Prize and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. His work has been translated into fifteen languages, and his story "Eisenheim the Illusionist" was the basis of the 2006 film The Illusionist. He teaches at Skidmore College.