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Writers on writing : collected essays from The New York times ; introduction by John Darnton.

Publisher: New York : Times Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Collects inspirational essays celebrating the art of writing, including contributions from Russell Banks, Saul Bellow, and E.L. Doctorow.
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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0805067418 9780805067415
OCLC Number: 409155066
Description: xiv, 268 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction / John Darnton --
Literary Pilgrim progesses to the past / André Aciman --
Novelist's vivid memory spins fiction of its own / Russell Banks --
To engage the world more fully, follow a dog / Rick Bass --
Hidden within technology's empire, a republic of letters / Saul Bellow --
Pupils glimpse an idea, teacher gets a gold star / Anne Bernays --
Characters' weaknesses build fiction's strengths / Rosellen Brown --
How can you create fiction when reality comes to call? / Carolyn Chute --
From echoes emerge original voices / Nicholas Delbanco --
Quick cuts: the novel follows film into a world of fewer words / E. L. Doctorow --
Two languages in mind, but just one in the heart / Louise Erdrich --
Instant novels? In your dreams! / Thomas Fleming --
Goofing off while the muse recharges / Richard Ford --
Novelist breaches the border to nonfiction / Gail Godwin --
Putting pen to paper, but not just any pen or just any paper / Mary Gordon
Other Titles: New York times.

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Collects inspirational essays celebrating the art of writing, including contributions from Russell Banks, Saul Bellow, and E.L. Doctorow.

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