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Jodee Blanco, who wrote “Please Stop Laughing at Me,” has co-authored the new book “I, John Kennedy Toole.”

“I, John Kennedy Toole” is a work of fiction, but it sticks to the known facts

After years searching for answers to questions about John Kennedy Toole, Kent Carroll and Jodee Blanco decided to use artistic licence to fill in the gaps

The mythology around John Kennedy Toole and his book has led to several biographies, a couple of plays and a few doomed screen adaptations

For a tribute to such an original writer, “I, John Kennedy Toole” is a straightforward effort. But given the aura around Toole’s life, it is a pleasure to spend some time with him

For a tribute to such an original writer, “I, John Kennedy Toole” is a straightforward effort. But given the aura around Toole’s life, it is a pleasure to spend some time with him

“I, John Kennedy Toole” is a work of fiction, but it sticks to the known facts

After years searching for answers to questions about John Kennedy Toole, Kent Carroll and Jodee Blanco decided to use artistic licence to fill in the gaps

The mythology around John Kennedy Toole and his book has led to several biographies, a couple of plays and a few doomed screen adaptations

After years searching for answers to questions about John Kennedy Toole, Kent Carroll and Jodee Blanco decided to use artistic licence to fill in the gaps

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“I, John Kennedy Toole” is a work of fiction, but it sticks to the known facts

The mythology around John Kennedy Toole and his book has led to several biographies, a couple of plays and a few doomed screen adaptations

‘My favourite book of all time... it stays with you long after you have read it – for your whole life, in fact.’ Billy Connolly Read A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole's savagely funny, satirical masterpiece:

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On 3/26/1969, John Kennedy Toole committed suicide. Here's our review of his only book, "A Confederacy of Dunces," published 11 years after his death (it would go on to win the Pulitzer).

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Never published during his lifetime, John Kennedy Toole's hilarious satire, A Confederacy of Dunces, is a Don Quixote for the modern age.

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John Kennedy Toole's A Confederacy of Dunces is June's reading group book

"A young writer who kills himself, his work never published in his lifetime. A mother who tries ... to interest one publisher after another ... in her son's manuscript": the NYT on "A Confederacy of Dunces," the novel by John Kennedy Toole — who committed suicide on 3/26/1969

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John Kennedy Toole's A Confederacy of Dunces is June's reading group book

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