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The Best Writers of All Time

14/07/2018 Σχολιάστε

Αποτέλεσμα εικόνας για best writers ever

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List Rules Vote up the best writers and authors of all time.

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No Longer Writing, Philip Roth Still Has Plenty to Say

22/01/2018 Σχολιάστε

Αποτέλεσμα εικόνας για Philip Roth

In an exclusive interview, the (former) novelist shares
his thoughts on Trump,

By CHARLES McGRATH JAN. 16, 2018

With the death of Richard Wilbur in October, Philip Roth became the longest-serving member in the literature department of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, that august Hall of Fame on Audubon Terrace in northern Manhattan, which is to the arts what Cooperstown is to baseball.

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The death of writing – if James Joyce were alive today he’d be working for Google

12/08/2017 1 Σχολιο

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Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853-1890), View of a River with Rowing Boats, Paris, Spring, 1887. Oil on canvas, 52 x 65 cm. via dappledwithshadow

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853-1890), View of a River with Rowing Boats, Paris, Spring, 1887.

There’s hardly an instant of our lives that isn’t electronically documented. These days, it is software that maps our new experiences, our values and beliefs. How should a writer respond? Tom McCarthy on fiction in the age of data saturation

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The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list / The 100 greatest non-fiction books

06/08/2017 Σχολιάστε

 

The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list

 

From Don Quixote to American Pastoral, take a look at the 100 greatest novels of all time

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Mario Vargas Llosa’s ‘Notes on the Death of Culture’

07/12/2016 Σχολιάστε

The Girl Who Loved Books painting by Ken Hamilton

 

The Girl Who Loved Books painting by Ken Hamilton

By JOSHUA COHENAUG. 17, 2015

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Karl Ove Knausgaard: ‘Writing is a way of getting rid of shame’

26/11/2016 Σχολιάστε

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Karl Ove Knausgaard, photographed outside his writing studio at home in Sweden: ‘I am just writing about my own discomfort in the culture.’ Photograph: Katherine Anne Rose for the Observer.

 

Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard’s bestselling, deeply exposing six-part memoir has been a literary sensation the world over – and upset not a few of his relatives. Here he talks about memory, male shame and why he can understand the warped thought processes of mass murderer Anders Breivik

Andrew Anthony, The Guardian, Sunday 1 March 2015

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Umberto Eco’s How To Write a Thesis: A Witty, Irreverent & Highly Practical Guide Now Out in English

04/11/2016 1 Σχολιο

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March 23rd, 2015

 

In general, the how-to book—whether on beekeeping, piano-playing, or wilderness survival—is a dubious object, always running the risk of boring readers into despairing apathy or hopelessly perplexing them with complexity.

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