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Great House

Q&A With Nicole Krauss, Author of Great House and The History of Love

Elana Estrin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Books
Elana Estrin

While studying art history in graduate school, novelist Nicole Krauss spent hours in the library researching Rembrandt, only to find that she preferred imagining the details of his life instead.

Love, Loss and Memory Haunt House

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 06.19.2011 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

A powerful novel of love and loss and the reverberating effects of historical atrocities on our children, Great House by Nicole Krauss is a testimony to the relentless grip of memory on our present.

Nicole Krauss On Writing 'Great House'

Nicole Krauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nicole Krauss

The novel begins to close itself to the writer who built it out of her private concerns and instincts. She who knows its measurements exactly, who invented its inner workings, begins little by little to forget how it was made.

Nicole Krauss, Lynd Ward And 'Trash'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Djibouti" by Elmore Leonard The New York Times: "Neither Dara, Xavier nor, apparently, Mr. Leonard is exactly sure what opportunities Djibouti will ...

Nicole Krauss, 'The Anti-Franzen,' Picks Her 5 Favorite Books

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The novel as a form is surprisingly undefined: there's almost nothing it necessarily need be or not be. This murkiness or flexibility offers tremendou...

Nicole Krauss's 'Great House'

Janet Byrne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Janet Byrne

Krauss does not share, for instance, Jonathan Franzen's preoccupation with an accretion of detail in the service of social commentary; if anything, she is the antithesis of Franzen.