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Apr.16.2012
His most political novel since The Cider House Rules and A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving's In One Person is a story of unfulfilled love--tormented, funny, and affecting--and an intimate, unforgettable portrait of the novel's bisexual narrator and main character, Billy Abbott. As Billy says...
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Feb.14.2012
John Irving discusses his 2009 novel, Last Night in Twister River. In 1954, in the cookhouse of a logging and sawmill settlement in northern New Hampshire, an anxious twelve-year-old boy mistakes the local constables girlfriend for a bear. Both the twelve-year-old and his father become...
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Nov.05.2009
For even our best writers, penning that final sentence can be a difficult and tortuous affair. For John Irving, who never begins a novel without knowing its concluding words, this sentence took two decades.