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Julius Fast (April 17, 1919 — December 16, 2008) was an American author of both fiction and non-fiction. In 1946 he was the first recipient of the Edgar Award given by the Mystery Writers of America for the best first novel of 1945.

Fast was born in Manhattan, the younger brother of novelist Howard Fast. Majoring in pre-med, he earned a bachelor's degree at New York University. He served in the United States Army Medical Corps for three years, serving in a blood lab in Boston. He edited Out of This World, a 1944 collection of science fiction stories while he was still in the Army.

He married author Barbara Sher in 1946. They co-wrote the 1979 book Talking Between the Lines: How We Mean More Than We Say. Their three children are: Jennie Gelfand, Dr. Melissa Morgan and Timothy Fast. In 1997, Fast and his son co-authored The Legal Atlas of the United States.

His first novel, Watchful at Night, written in 1945 while he was still serving in the Army, was given the first award presented at the inaugural Edgar Allan Poe Award in 1946 for Best First Novel by an American Author in 1945. Reviewer Isaac Anderson of The New York Times described his 1947 novel Walk in Shadow as a "profoundly moving novel of crime and punishment, telling the story of a once-honest man who becomes a murderer.

Fast wrote and edited for a number of medical magazines, where his time employed at a podiatry journal provided the background he needed to write the 1970 book You and Your Feet. Other non-fiction works reflected a broad range of subjects, including the 1968 book The Beatles: The Real Story, The New Sexual Fulfillment published in 1972 and his 1979 book Weather Language. His 1988 semiautobiographical novel What Should We Do About Davey? described a gawky teen at a Catskill Mountains summer camp for boys.

He wrote a number of books on request for publishers on subjects of current interest, including writing What You Should Know About Human Sexual Response in months after the 1966 publication of Human Sexual Response by Masters and Johnson.

He died at age 89 in Kingston, New York on December 16, 2008, after suffering a stroke in 2007.

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Total Books: 51
El lenguaje del cuerpo
2006 - El Lenguaje Del Cuerpo (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788472450332
ISBN-10: 8472450333
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction

Body Language
2003 - Body Language (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781567316360
ISBN-10: 1567316360
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.

2002 - Krpersprache (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783499263644
ISBN-10: 3499263645

Body Language The Essential Secrets of NonVerbal Communication
Body Language in the Workplace
1994 - Body Language in the Workplace (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780140178159
ISBN-10: 0140178155
Genre: Business & Money
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

El Sublenguaje Del Cuerpo
1994 - El Sublenguaje Del Cuerpo [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788475099699
ISBN-10: 8475099696
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction

Le langage du corps
1993 - Le Langage Du Corps [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782761910958
ISBN-10: 2761910958

Subtext  Beneath the Surface and Between the Lines of Workplace Communication
Subtext/Audio Cassettes
1991 - Subtext/audio Cassettes (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9781555252809
ISBN-10: 155525280X

Body Language
1988 - Body Language (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780671673253
ISBN-10: 0671673254
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.

Body Language
1986 - Body Language (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780671634186
ISBN-10: 0671634186
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Ladies' Man An Autobiography
1984 - Ladies' Man an Autobiography (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780312463847
ISBN-10: 0312463847
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

Body Language of Sex Power and Aggression
1984 - Body Language of Sex Power and Aggression (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780515078992
ISBN-10: 0515078999
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting

Body Language
1981 - Body Language (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780671439040
ISBN-10: 0671439049
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

Body Lang Sex
1980 - Body Lang Sex (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780515058987
ISBN-10: 051505898X

Talking Between
1979 - Talking Between (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780670684502
ISBN-10: 0670684503

Body Language
The Body Language of Sex Power  Aggression How to Recognize It and How to Use It
The Pleasure Book
1975 - The Pleasure Book (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780812818710
ISBN-10: 0812818717
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting

Body Language
1975 - Body Language (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780671803889
ISBN-10: 0671803883
Genre: Science & Math

Bisexual Living
1975 - Bisexual Living (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780671801731
ISBN-10: 0671801732