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Living History: Peter Carey, E.L. Doctorow & Annie Proulx Free Preview

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Living History: Peter Carey, E.L. Doctorow & Annie Proulx Free Preview
Peter Carey is the author of eleven novels, including, most recently, "Parrot and Olivier in America." He has won the Man Booker Prize twice, first for "Oscar and Lucinda" and, in 2001, for "True History of the Kelly Gang." Born in Australia, he has lived for twenty years in New York, where he is the executive director of Hunter College's M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing.E. L. Doctorow is the author of eleven novels, the most recent of which is "Homer & Langley." He has won three National Book Critics Circle Awards, for "Ragtime," "Billy Bathgate," and "The March," and a National Book Award, for "World's Fair." In 1998, he received a National Humanities Medal. His new story collection, "All the Time in the World," comes out next spring and will include "Edgemont Drive," from the April 26th issue of The New Yorker.Annie Proulx won a PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for her first novel, "Postcards," and a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award for her second, "The Shipping News." Two of her New Yorker stories have received National Magazine Awards for fiction: "Brokeback Mountain," which was the basis of the Oscar-winning film, and "Them Old Cowboy Songs." Her next book, "Bird Cloud: A Memoir," comes out in January.Simon Schama is a contributor to The New Yorker and the University Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University. "Scribble, Scribble, Scribble," a collection of his writing on art, food, politics, and literature, will be published next spring.moreless
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