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The cast for George Saunders’ new audiobook is very cool.

George Saunders’ new book, A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life, is out next month and promises to be a literary master class on the short story. Drawing from his teaching career at Syracuse’s MFA program, Saunders walks readers... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-17 17:00:15 UTC ]
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Knopf Wins Debut Novel About 'Dr. Zhivago' for Seven Figures

A debut novel about the 1957 publication of 'Dr. Zhivago,' called 'We Were Never Here,' has been acquired by Knopf's Jordan Pavlin after a 14-bidder auction. Pavlin called the buzzed-about title, by a recent grad of the MFA program at the University of Texas at Austin, a "literary page-turner." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Maggie Nelson, new MacArthur fellow, says, 'You've just got to do what each book demands'

Maggie Nelson has been named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow for her work that blends frank autobiography with criticism and philosophy. A poet who leads the MFA program at CalArts, Nelson’s work wrestles with issues of gender, LGBT theory, art and violence; her most recent books are the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lauren Oliver, author of Delirium trilogy: 'Writing is compulsive for me'

The bestselling young adult author wrote her first published novel on a BlackBerry while commuting. Now she has a fan base ardent enough to complain about the way she ended one bookLauren Oliver, a bestselling young adult writer whose latest book, Vanishing Girls, was published in the US last... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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