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Author Richard LangeRichard Lange is an American writer born in Oakland, CA. After receiving a degree in film from the University of Southern California, he traveled to Europe and taught English for Berlitz in Barcelona, Spain. Returning to Los Angeles, he was hired as a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications and eventually became managing editor of RIP, a heavy-metal music magazine. He later edited textbooks before becoming managing editor of Radio & Records, a radio-industry trade magazine.

Lange's stories have appeared in The Sun, The Iowa Review, and Best American Mystery Stories, and as part of the Atlantic Monthly's Fiction for Kindle series. He is the author of the collection Dead Boys and the novels This Wicked World and Angel Baby, which won the Hammett Prize. His novel "Apocrypha" was awarded the 2015 Short Story Dagger by Great Britain's Crime Writers' Association.

He received the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and was a Guggenheim Fellow.

He lives in Los Angeles.

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The Smack
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The Smack by Richard Lange

Sweet Nothing
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Sweet Nothing by Richard Lange

Angel Baby
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Angel Baby | Lange, Richard | Signed First Edition Book Lange, Richard | Angel Baby | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2013 NY: Little, Brown & Co  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Smack, The | Lange, Richard | Signed First Edition Book Lange, Richard | Smack, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. July 2017 NY: Mulholland Books. First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Smack, The | Lange, Richard | Signed First Edition Book Lange, Richard | Smack, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. July 2017 NY: Mulholland Books. First edition, first printing, near-fine (moisture damage first few pages) in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Sweet Nothing | Lange, Richard | Signed First Edition Book Lange, Richard | Sweet Nothing | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. February 2015 NY: Little, Brown & Co  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Sweet Nothing | Lange, Richard | Signed First Edition Book Lange, Richard | Sweet Nothing | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. February 2015 NY: Little, Brown & Co  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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This Wicked World | Lange, Richard | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Lange, Richard | This Wicked World | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

2009 NY: Little Brown  Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps, signed by the author.

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This Wicked World | Lange, Richard | Signed First Edition Book Lange, Richard | This Wicked World | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2009 NY: Hachette First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Richard Lange Bibliography


  • Dead Boys - 2007
  • The Wicked World - 2009
  • Angel Baby - 2013
  • Sweet Nothing - February 2015
  • The Smack - July 2017

Richard Lange Awards


  • 2008 - The Rosenthal Family Foundation Award for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • 2009 - Guggenheim Fellow
  • 2012 - Writer in Residence, Bordeaux, France
  • 2013 - Hammett Prize (Angel Baby)
  • 2015 - Short Story Dagger from Great Britain's Crime Writers' Association ("Apocrypha")

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