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Film, Video How Writers Think & Work: 2018 National Book Festival

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Title

  • How Writers Think & Work: 2018 National Book Festival

Summary

  • Lorrie Moore presents "See What Can Be Done: Essays, Criticism, and Commentary" and Richard Russo presents "The Destiny Thief: Essays on Writing, Writers and Life" at the 2018 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • National Book Festival (U.S.), sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2018-09-01.

Headings

  • -  Literature
  • -  National Book Festival, literature, fiction

Notes

  • -  Classification: Language and Literature.
  • -  Lorrie Moore, Richard Russo.
  • -  Recorded on 2018-09-01.
  • -  Kids, Families.
  • -  Teachers.
  • -  Lorrie Moore is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. She is the recipient of the Irish Times International Prize for Literature, a Lannan Foundation fellowship and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, as well as the PEN/Malamud Award and the Rea Award for her achievement in the short story. She is a board member for the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Moore is a writer of novels and short stories. "Bark" is her most recent short story collection. Her new book of essays is "See What Can Be Done: Essays, Criticism, and Commentary" (Knopf).
  • -  Richard Russo's novels include "Everybody's Fool" and "That Old Cape Magic." In 2002 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for "Empire Falls," which was adapted into an award-winning miniseries by HBO. He has also published short story collections, most recently, "Trajectory" in 2017. His new book of essays is "The Destiny Thief: Essays on Writing, Writers and Life" (Knopf). In addition to the Pulitzer, Russo has received several other honors, such as the Indie Champion Award from the American Booksellers Association and the Grand Prix de Littérature Américaine from France.

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021692289

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  • online text

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Library Of Congress, and U.S National Book Festival. How Writers Think & Work:National Book Festival. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-01, 2018. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021692289/.

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Library Of Congress & National Book Festival, U. S. (2018) How Writers Think & Work:National Book Festival. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-01. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021692289/.

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Library Of Congress, and U.S National Book Festival. How Writers Think & Work:National Book Festival. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-01, 2018. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021692289/>.