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The 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction Longlist

This morning, the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction longlist was announced. This is a big year for the prestigious award, which celebrates “the finest in fiction,” as it is the first time that authors across the globe can be nominated.  288 more words

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Three Richards to Read

I lead a workshop at OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) at Stony Brook University on “Modern Masters of the American Novel.”  This semester we’ll be doing books by three Richards – 147 more words

Book Notes

Metaphysical Mondays: Richard Powers' "ORFEO"

How did music trick the body into thinking it had a soul?

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Literature

The Implications of Books and Thinking

The original idea for this post was to write something linking classic dystopian literature with a novel dealing with present issues of politics and power. I wrote three pieces in which I attempted to link Zamyatin’s 1921 classic dystopian novel… 343 more words

The Cover Art Of Richard Powers (Part Two)

Last week I wrote about buying a large format book dedicated to the life and art of Mr Richard Powers by Jane Frank. Its title is The Art Of Richard Powers and is published by Paper Tiger, it’s definitely worth grabbing a copy from Amazon or another online retailer; 213 more words

Books

The Cover Art Of Richard Powers (Part One)

A few months ago I bought a very interesting large format book dedicated to the life and art of Mr Richard Powers by Jane Frank. The volume is titled The Art Of Richard Powers and is published by Paper Tiger, it’s well worth tracking down a copy which is still readily available; 197 more words

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