William Styron

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Who is the greatest American novelist? 4: Toni Morrison v William Styron

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Illuminating depression

Chris Cox: William Styron's Darkness Visible remains, two decades on, a beacon of hope in this benighted realm of experience

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Edmund Gordon is unimpressed by William Styron's cumbersome tales of life in the Marines

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24, Jan, 2010 @12:06 AM

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Jack Kerouac, William Styron and VS Naipaul among others offer stunning insights into the art of writing, says Jessica Holland

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Robert McCrum's appreciation of the late William Styron

The recent death of William Styron markes a significant moment in American literature, says Robert McCrum.

Robert McCrum

05, Nov, 2006 @12:20 AM

Obituary: William Styron

Obituary: US novelist famed for The Confessions of Nat Turner and Sophie's Choice.

Eric Homberger

03, Nov, 2006 @12:02 AM

Remembering William Styron: 1925-2006

The author of The Confessions of Nat Turner and Sophie's Choice - one of 20th century's great works of American literature - was a courageous and brilliant writer, who resolutely followed his own path.

Jay Parini

02, Nov, 2006 @4:50 PM

William Styron

A white Southern liberal who won the Pulizter prize for his account of a slave rebellion and who grappled with the horrors of the Holocaust in Sophie's Choice.

Eric Homberger

02, Nov, 2006 @12:21 PM

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William Styron dies

The Pulitzer prize-winning novelist William Styron, author of The Confessions of Nat Turner and Sophie's Choice, has died. He was 81.

Associated Press

02, Nov, 2006 @11:33 AM

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