Peter Straub

Peter Francis Straub (born March 2, 1943) is an American novelist and poet.wikipedia
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Ghost Story (Straub novel)

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He then wrote If You Could See Me Now (1977), and came to widespread public attention with his fifth novel, Ghost Story (1979), which was a critical success and was later loosely adapted into a 1981 film starring Fred Astaire.
Ghost Story is a horror novel by American writer Peter Straub.

Julia (novel)

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After mixed success with two attempts at literary mainstream novels in the mid-1970s (Marriages and Under Venus), Straub dabbled in the supernatural for the first time with Julia (1975).
Julia is a 1975 novel by American writer Peter Straub.

The Talisman (King and Straub novel)

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Several horror novels followed, with growing success, including The Talisman and Black House, two fantasy-horror collaborations with Straub's long-time friend and fellow author Stephen King.
The Talisman is a 1984 fantasy novel by American writers Stephen King and Peter Straub.

Ghost Story (1981 film)

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He then wrote If You Could See Me Now (1977), and came to widespread public attention with his fifth novel, Ghost Story (1979), which was a critical success and was later loosely adapted into a 1981 film starring Fred Astaire.
Based on the 1979 novel of the same name by Peter Straub, it follows a group of elderly businessmen in New England who gather to recount their involvement in a woman's death decades prior when one of them suspects her ghost has been haunting him.

Black House (novel)

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Several horror novels followed, with growing success, including The Talisman and Black House, two fantasy-horror collaborations with Straub's long-time friend and fellow author Stephen King.
Black House is a horror novel by American writers Stephen King and Peter Straub.

Horror fiction

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His horror fiction has received numerous literary honors such as the Bram Stoker Award, World Fantasy Award, and International Horror Guild Award.
Other popular horror authors of the period included Anne Rice, Brian Lumley, Graham Masterton, James Herbert, Dean Koontz, Clive Barker, Ramsey Campbell, and Peter Straub.

Koko (novel)

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After a fallow period, Straub re-emerged in 1988 with Koko, a nonsupernatural (though horrific) Vietnam novel.
Koko is an American horror-mystery novel written by Peter Straub and first published in the United States in 1988 by EP Dutton, and in Great Britain by Viking.

Mystery (novel)

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Koko was followed in the early '90s by the related novels Mystery and The Throat, which together with Koko make up the "Blue Rose Trilogy".
Mystery is a 1990 novel by American author Peter Straub, and is the second installment in Straub's loosely connected "Blue Rose Trilogy".

Milwaukee Country Day School

He attended Milwaukee Country Day School on a scholarship, and, during his time there, began writing.
The school appears in the novel Shadowland by alumnus Peter Straub.

Stephen King

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Several horror novels followed, with growing success, including The Talisman and Black House, two fantasy-horror collaborations with Straub's long-time friend and fellow author Stephen King.
King has written two novels with horror novelist Peter Straub: The Talisman (1984) and a sequel, Black House (2001).

Bram Stoker Award

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His horror fiction has received numerous literary honors such as the Bram Stoker Award, World Fantasy Award, and International Horror Guild Award.

Fred Astaire

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He then wrote If You Could See Me Now (1977), and came to widespread public attention with his fifth novel, Ghost Story (1979), which was a critical success and was later loosely adapted into a 1981 film starring Fred Astaire.
His final film role was the 1981 adaptation of Peter Straub's novel Ghost Story.

Floating Dragon

Floating Dragon is a horror novel by American writer Peter Straub, originally published by Underwood-Miller in November 1982 and G.P. Putnam's Sons in February 1983.

If You Could See Me Now (Straub novel)

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He then wrote If You Could See Me Now (1977), and came to widespread public attention with his fifth novel, Ghost Story (1979), which was a critical success and was later loosely adapted into a 1981 film starring Fred Astaire.
If You Could See Me Now is a horror novel by American author Peter Straub.

International Horror Guild Award

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His horror fiction has received numerous literary honors such as the Bram Stoker Award, World Fantasy Award, and International Horror Guild Award.

Shadowland (Straub novel)

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Shadowland is a novel by Peter Straub, first published in 1980 by Coward, McCann and Geohegen.

In the Night Room

In the Night Room is a 2004 horror-thriller novel by American author Peter Straub, a sequel to his 2003 book Lost Boy, Lost Girl.

Fales Library

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In 2007, Straub's personal papers were acquired by the Fales Library at New York University.
Other related collections held in Fales include the Berol Collection of Lewis Carroll Materials, the Robert Frost Library, the Nelson F. Adkins collection of American Literature, and the manuscript collections of Elizabeth Robins, Peter Straub, E. L. Doctorow and Erich Maria Remarque.

Library of America

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Straub also edited the Library of America volume H. P. Lovecraft: Tales (2005).

Mrs. God (novel)

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Mrs. God is a fantasy novel by American writer Peter Straub.

A Short Guide to the City

"A Short Guide to the City" is a 1990 horror short story by American writer Peter Straub collected in Houses Without Doors.

Conjunctions

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Straub also sits on the contributing editorial board of the literary journal Conjunctions, and he guest-edited Conjunctions: 39, an issue on New Wave Fabulism.
Both the editor and the distinguished staff of active contributing editors — including Walter Abish, John Ashbery, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Mary Caponegro, Elizabeth Frank, William H. Gass, Peter Gizzi, Jorie Graham, Robert Kelly, Ann Lauterbach, Norman Manea, W.S. Merwin, Rick Moody, Joanna Scott, Peter Straub, William Weaver and John Edgar Wideman — rely on the advice of fellow writers across the country.

August Derleth Award

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Full Circle (1977 film)

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Based on the novel Julia by Peter Straub, it is the first film realization of one of his books.