Annie Proulx

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Bill Bryson says he's retiring – is he really putting away his pen?
The beloved American author will be sorely missed, but some writers find it hard to call time on a literary career

Alison Flood

15, Oct, 2020 @12:09 PM

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Top 10 novels about moving | C Pam Zhang
From John Steinbeck to Annie Proulx, these books capture changing places as a state of mind as much as geography

C Pam Zhang

29, Apr, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio turned down Brokeback Mountain
Original director Gus Van Sant has revealed that multiple A-listers turned down the chance to star in the gay romance

Catherine Shoard

19, Jul, 2018 @10:29 AM

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Annie Proulx wins high honour for writing on 'the beauty of rural America'
The Shipping News author joins previous winners of the National Book Foundation’s award such as Toni Morrison, Elmore Leonard and Norman Mailer

Alison Flood

22, Sep, 2017 @11:05 AM

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Baileys women's prize 2017 longlist sees established names eclipse debuts
Margaret Atwood, Annie Proulx and Rose Tremain lead 16 finalists for £30,000 award, only three of whom are first-time novelists

Danuta Kean

08, Mar, 2017 @12:01 AM

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Barkskins review – a grisly tale of chopping down people and trees
Proulx’s sprawling ecological saga is rich in incident but lacks the human touch

Anthony Cummins

19, Jun, 2016 @10:00 AM

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Annie Proulx is retiring, but for how long?
Proulx claims she has written her last novel, but as writers from Alice Munro to Stephen King have shown, quitting is easier said than done

John Dugdale

17, Jun, 2016 @2:00 PM

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Barkskins by Annie Proulx review – an environmental epic
This ambitious saga about the destruction of the world’s forests follows two colonial dynasties across continents and centuries

Alex Clark

10, Jun, 2016 @6:30 AM

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Annie Proulx: ‘I’ve had a life. I see how slippery things can be’
At 80, Annie Proulx is as acute (and prickly) as ever. As her latest book, Barkskins, is published, Lucy Rock visits her woodland home to talk trees, Trump – and why she’s bored with navel-gazing novels

Lucy Rock

05, Jun, 2016 @11:00 AM

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Forget Morrissey’s ‘bulbous salutation’, here are my good sex awards | Flic Everett
The singer’s debut novel has been deservedly mocked for its lurid sex scenes. If only he’d studied Flaubert, Kundera or Chaucer before he started writing …

Flic Everett

25, Sep, 2015 @3:46 PM

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Readers' favourite books by women
From Joan Didion to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, our readers have been sharing their favourite books by female authors. Ahead of International Women’s Day, here’s our celebration of life-changing, beautiful and inspiring stories by women

Marta Bausells

06, Mar, 2015 @2:04 PM

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Love against the odds in books, a Valentine's Day special
Authors can be very cruel about putting barriers to love just for the sake of a great story. James Dawson on the top 10 literary devices for love against the odds, from ‘expiration dating’ (think The Fault in Our Stars) to love triangles (The Hunger Games) to the modern day Romeo and Juliets, the star-crossed lovers of Noughts & Crosses

James Dawson

12, Feb, 2015 @8:00 AM

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