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National Book Festival

Francine Prose is the author of the New York Times best-seller "Reading Like a Writer," as well as 14 books of fiction, including "A Changed Man," winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and "Blue Angel," a finalist for the National Book Award. Her latest book is "Goldengrove" (HarperCollins, September 2008). A distinguished critic and essayist, she has taught literature and writing for more than 20 years at major universities. She is currently president of the PEN American Center board of trustees and lives in New York City.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Francine Prose