Thomas Pynchon Rank
About Thomas Pynchon
Thomas Pynchon is a renowned American novelist known for writing several famous novels, including 1973's Gravity's Rainbow, which is widely regarded to be among the greatest American novels ever written. His other famous novels include such novels as 1966's The Crying of Lot 49 and 1997's Mason & Dixon.
He was born to Katherine Bennett and Thomas Pynchon. He grew up with two siblings. In 1990, he married his agent Melanie Jackson. Their son Jackson Pynchon was born in 1991.
His novel Gravity's Rainbow won him the prestigious U.S. National Book Award for Fiction in 1974. TIME magazine added the novel to its list of All-Time 100 Greatest Novels.
He once served in the United States Navy.
Not too many pictures of him exist as a result of his extremely reclusive nature.
Thomas Pynchon Rank
Thomas Pynchon's Popularity
Thomas Pynchon is a famous American novelist, who was born on May 8, 1937. As a person born on this date, Thomas Pynchon is listed in our database as the 25th most popular celebrity for the day (May 8) and the 26th most popular for the year (1937).
People born on May 8 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Thomas Pynchon is the 869th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Thomas Pynchon's birthday, Thomas Pynchon is the 5443rd most famous American and ranks 1st in famous people born in Glen Cove, New York, U.S.
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