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Granta 43: Best of Young British Novelists 2
     

Granta 43: Best of Young British Novelists 2

by Bill Buford
 

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Ten years after the success of the 1983 Best of Young British Novelists issue, four judges — A.S. Byatt, Salman Rushdie, bookseller John Mitchinson and Granta editor Bill Buford — set out to identify twenty more young and promising writers. The list introduced astonishing emerging talents: Alan Hollinghurst, Will Self, Hanif Kureishi, A.L. Kennedy and

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Ten years after the success of the 1983 Best of Young British Novelists issue, four judges — A.S. Byatt, Salman Rushdie, bookseller John Mitchinson and Granta editor Bill Buford — set out to identify twenty more young and promising writers. The list introduced astonishing emerging talents: Alan Hollinghurst, Will Self, Hanif Kureishi, A.L. Kennedy and many more. A widely varied anthology including novel extracts and stories that showcase a generation of writers coming into its own.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781905881765
Publisher:
Granta Books
Publication date:
04/16/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
252
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Bill Buford was for sixteen years the editor of Granta magazine, which he relaunched in 1979. Previously he was the fiction editor at The New Yorker, where he now works as a staff writer. He is the editor of The Granta Book of Travel, The Granta Book of Reportage and The Granta Book of the Family. He is also the author of Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany.

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