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Douglas Coupland

Full Name: Douglas Coupland
Gender: Male
Hometown: CFB Baden-Söllingen
Born: 1961-12-30
Number of Works: 44
Douglas Coupland is Canadian, born on a Canadian Air Force base near Baden-Baden, Germany, on December 30, 1961. In 1965 his family moved to Vancouver, Canada, where he continues to live and work. Coupland has studied art and design in Vancouver, Canada, Milan, Italy and Sapporo, Japan. His first novel, Generation X, was published in March of 1991. Since then he has published nine novels and several non-fiction books in 35 languages and most countries on earth. He has written and performed for the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford, England, and in 2001 resumed his practice as a visual artist, with exhibitions in spaces in North America, Europe and Asia. 2006 marks the premiere of the feature film Everything's Gone Green, his first story written specifically for the screen and not adapted from any previous work. A TV series (13 one-hour episodes) based on his novel, jPod premieres on the CBC in January, 2008. His most recent novel is, The Gum Thief.

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ISBN: 0060987049, 9780060987046
Keywords: microserfs
Pages: 384
Published: 1995
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0060987324, 9780060987329
Keywords: coma, girlfriend
Pages: 288
Published: 1997
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1596911050, 9781596911055
Keywords: jpod
Pages: 464
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 80%

<div><div>JPod, Douglas Coupland's most acclaimed novel to date, is a lethal joyride into today's new breed of tech worker. Ethan Jarlewski and five co-workers whose surnames begin with "J" are bureaucratically marooned in jPod, a no-escape architectural limbo on the fringes of a massive Vancouver game design company. The jPodders wage daily battle against the demands of a boneheaded marketing staff, who daily torture employees with idiotic changes to already idiotic games. Meanwhile, Ethan's personal life is shaped (or twisted) by phenomena as disparate as Hollywood, mar
ISBN: 1582344159, 9781582344157
Keywords: nostradamus, hey
Pages: 244
Published: 2003
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1582342156, 9781582342153
Keywords: psychotic, families
Pages: 288
Published: 2001
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0743231511, 9780743231510
Keywords: god, life
Pages: 304
Published: 1994
  • Rating: 80%

This collection of stories cuts through the hype of modern living, travelling inward to the elusive terrain of dreams and nightmares.
ISBN: 0743231538, 9780743231534
Keywords: planet, shampoo
Pages: 304
Published: 1992
  • Rating: 60%
ISBN: 1582346437, 9781582346434
Keywords: rigby, eleanor
Pages: 272
Published: 2004
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1596911069, 9781596911062
Keywords: thief, gum
Pages: 275
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 60%

“Wildly differing perspectives merge beautifully into one cohesive look at loneliness and despair. Yes, Coupland is dark and cutting about our fluorescent-lit times, but there's also a real underlayer of gratitude here, for the hand that can reach down and unite with you in the darkness. A–.”—Karen Valby, Entertainment WeeklyDouglas Coupland’s ingenious novel—think Clerks meets Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?—is the story of an extraordinary epistolary relationship between Roger and Bethany, two very different, but strangely connected, “ais