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Granta 97: Best of Young American Novelists 2 (Granta: The Magazine of New Writing)

by Ian Jack

  • 176 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Grove Press, Granta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories (Anthologies),
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • General,
  • Novel,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8778590M
    ISBN 101929001274
    ISBN 109781929001279
    OCLC/WorldCa123899980

      Through its periodic lists of the best young novelists, the British literary magazine Granta has built a reputation for spotting and promoting emerging talents long before they become widely known. Granta Best of Young American Novelists 2 (Granta: The Magazine of New Writing) In , Granta's first Best of Young American Novelists issue included Jeffrey Eugenides, Jonathan Franzen and Lorrie Moore.

    Granta took off, and within a few years the editors conceived the idea of a Best of Young British Novelists issue: Granta 7, published in partnership with Penguin in , was the first issue of the Best of Young Novelists series. It was a much-fêted list, probably more so than any of the subsequent ones, including now-famous authors like. Kamila Shamsie is the author of seven novels and one book of non-fiction. Among many other accolades, Kamila is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and in was named a Granta Best of Young British Novelist. She joined us in the Granta offices for an interview about her new novel Home Fire, published by Bloomsbury.

    Granta Best of Young American Novelists 2 avg rating — ratings — published — 6 editions Want to Read saving /5(). In that time Granta has published 26 Nobel Prize for Literature winners, defined new literary genres and paved the way for generations of young novelists. To celebrate forty years of brilliant publishing, Granta brings together our best fiction and non-fiction from the last four decades, along with a selection of letters from behind the scenes.


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His first book, War by Candlelight, was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award. Inhe was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Lannan Fellowship, named a "Best Young American Novelist" by Granta magazine, and one of 39 under 39 Latin American Novelists. Granta is a literary magazine founded in Read the best new fiction, poetry, photography, and essays by famous authors, Nobel winners and new voices.

Granta magazine has unveiled its second list of the best young American novelists - a mixture of authors already familiar on this side of the Atlantic, such as Guardian first book award winners.

Nicole Krauss (born Aug ) is an American author best known for her four novels Man Walks Into a Room (), The History of Love (), Great House () and Forest Dark (), which have been translated into 35 languages.

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Akhil Sharma (born J ) is an Indian-American author and professor of creative writing. His first published novel An Obedient Father won the Hemingway Foundation/PEN second, Family Life, won the Folio Prize.

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