Tod Wodicka (born 1976 in Glens Falls, New York) is an American author residing in Berlin. He graduated from the University of Manchester in the UK. His first novel, All Shall Be Well; And All Shall Be Well; And All Manner of Things Shall Be Well was published in the UK and the Netherlands in December 2007, in the United States in January 2008, and has been translated into German, Spanish and Romanian. The novel received a warm reception in the British and American press and was short-listed for the 2008 Believer Book Award.
All Shall Be Well tells the story of Burt Hecker, a medieval re-enactor from upstate New York who travels to Prague to find his estranged son Tristan. The book is a darkly comic story about Burt's oddball devotion to another time and his doomed attempts at coming to terms with his own history.
Tod Wodicka is currently at work on his second novel, The Household Spirit, for Pantheon (US) and Jonathan Cape (UK).
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