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“Every time I’m described as a ‘novelist’, I feel there’s a big question mark after that,” Libyan novelist Hisham Matar jestingly remarks in this playful conversation with fellow American novelist, David Vann, about being essentially unoriginal.
You need two things for a good book: a character with a problem and a landscape. Hear American bestselling author David Vann explain why.
Enjoy these 10 acclaimed writers as they reveal what the magic of reading is to them, and why they feel literature is so powerful.
The award winning American writer David Vann, known from 'Caribou Island' and 'Legends of a suicide' tells about the painful struggle between truth and fiction in his work dealing with his father's suicide when he was 13 years old.