Thursday, June 05, 2008

Andre Dubus III

Andre Dubus III is the author of the Oprah's Book Club selection and National Book Award finalist "House of Sand and Fog." His critically applauded follow-up and first book in nine years is the band new "The Garden of Last Days". In this video, the author discusses his youth, his first attempts at writing, and the impact writing has had on his life. This video was filmed on May 31, 2008 at the Los Angeles Convention Center at BookExpo America.

Orange Prize for Fiction

Rose Tremain wins book prize for fiction by women

LONDON - English writer Rose Tremain won Britain's Orange Prize for fiction by women Wednesday with a novel about an Eastern European migrant in Britain.

"The Road Home" is Tremain's 10th novel and follows the character of Lev, who arrives in Britain with no English and little money.

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