Hanya Yanagihara

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James Norton to star in West End version of bestselling novel A Little Life
Author Hanya Yanagihara and director Ivo van Hove adapt ‘mesmerising’ story about effects of child abuse for London stage

Chris Wiegand

23, Nov, 2022 @11:30 AM

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A Little Life: four-hour adaptation of divisive queer novel heading to Adelaide festival
Ivo van Hove’s play will make its Australian debut in Adelaide in 2023, and be performed in Dutch with subtitles

Kelly Burke

09, Nov, 2022 @4:07 AM

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A Little Life review – Hanya Yanagihara drama is not for the faint-hearted
Ivo van Hove directs a mesmerising four-hour adaptation of a divisive novel that unpicks privilege, abuse and psychological damage

Mark Fisher

21, Aug, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Controversies, epiphanies and the case against Canva: highlights from Sydney writers’ festival
Coinciding with the federal election, this year’s festival buzzed with big ideas about politics, hope and writing. Here are 10 things we learned

Steph Harmon, Rafqa Touma, Imogen Dewey and Michael Sun

23, May, 2022 @3:46 AM

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How could anybody dream of turning the brilliant A Little Life into another Sex and the City?
Hanya Yanagihara has written a screen adaptation of her acclaimed novel and the studios are not interested. But done right, it could be the ultimate box set, writes Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

01, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The best TV series never made? Script for A Little Life has been ‘rejected by everyone’
Hanya Yanagihara says executives wanted her harrowing bestseller about abuse and suicide given a ‘Sex and the City’ makeover

Miranda Bryant

27, Feb, 2022 @12:00 PM

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What links To Paradise author Hanya Yanagihara to the CIA and a baby-name book?
From 60s photos of New York to Darren Star and The Americans, head down the rabbit hole with the US novelist

Larry Ryan

15, Jan, 2022 @1:00 PM

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To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara – a masterpiece for our times
The follow-up to A Little Life is a complex tour de force in three interrelated sections that has emerged from the white heat of the moment

Alex Preston

10, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Hanya Yanagihara: ‘I have the right to write about whatever I want’
The author of A Little Life on exploring the unfamiliar voice, her third novel To Paradise, and how she got her unflinching eye

Claire Armitstead

09, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Love beyond sex, money and property: a case for friendship
Reading novels about groups of friends can be an emotional lifeline in times of isolation – from pandemic lockdown to the aftermath of divorce

Lara Feigel

04, Jul, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Would American Psycho be published today? How shocking books have changed with their readers
Do disturbing novels reflect an extreme reality or are they just titillation? Hanya Yanagihara, Leïla Slimani and others on why they set out to shock us

Leo Benedictus

02, May, 2019 @11:15 AM

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Hanya Yanagihara: influential magazine editor by day, best-selling author by night
Influential magazine editor by day, best-selling author by night… It’s enough to make your head spin, but Hanya Yanagihara wouldn’t have it any other way. Emma Brockes meets her in New York

Emma Brockes

22, Apr, 2018 @7:00 AM

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