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Lydia Davis: Reading 'Goodbye Louise'

Louisiana Channel | Posted 11.24.2014 | Books
Louisiana Channel

"Linda, Lyidia, Lindon, Lyda..." The acclaimed American short story writer Lydia Davis reads an ongoing piece of writing -- 'a false autobiography' -- of mistakes made about her name and profession. It's funny!

American Short Story Author Wins Major Fiction Prize

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2013 | Books

* Short story author wins Man Booker International Prize * Lydia Davis was inspired by Proust's monumental work (Adds winner's quot...

Jaipur Literature Festival: Day 1

Aayush Soni | Posted 03.27.2013 | Arts
Aayush Soni

For this year's edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival, South Asia's largest, most egalitarian and intellectually formidable gathering of writers, the organizers have assembled an equally formidable lineup that's under the radar for an Indian audience.

International Booker Prize Finalists Announced

AP | Posted 03.26.2013 | Books

JAIPUR, India — American author Marilynne Robinson, Israel's Aharon Appelfeld and China's Yan Lianke are among 10 finalists for the Man Booker I...

Philip Roth Confesses The Genre He Never Reads

Slate Magazine | Jan Dalley | Posted 08.27.2011 | Books

In 1960 Philip Roth won the National Book Award, America's prestigious literary prize, for his first book, Goodbye, Columbus....

Author John Le Carre Turns Down Prize Nomination

AP | Posted 05.30.2011 | Books

SYDNEY -- John le Carre was nominated Wednesday for the Man Booker prize recognizing an author's lifetime contribution to fiction, but the British wri...

2011 Man Booker International Prize Finalists Announced | Posted 05.30.2011 | Books

The Finalists' List was announced by the chair of judges, Rick Gekoski at a press conference held at the University of Sydney, on Wednesday 30 March 2...

E.L. Doctorow Among Nominees For International Book Prize

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — "Ragtime" novelist E.L. Doctorow and Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul were among the 14 finalists announced Wednesday for the Man Booker I...