Thomas Ruggles Pynchon, Jr. (born May 8, 1937)
American novelist. A MacArthur Fellow, he is noted for his dense and complex novels. His fiction and non-fiction writings encompass a vast array of subject matter, genres and themes, including history, music, science, and mathematics. For Gravity’s Rainbow, Pynchon won the 1974 U.S. National Book Award for Fiction.
From our stacks: (Slightly sun faded) Dust jacket from V. Thomas Pynchon. New York: The Modern Library, 1966. Jacket design by S. Neil Fujita.