The 21st-Century Novel: Notes from the Edinburgh World Writers' Conference by Jonathan BastableThe 21st-Century Novel: Notes from the Edinburgh World Writers' Conference by Jonathan Bastable

The 21st-Century Novel: Notes from the Edinburgh World Writers' Conference

EditorJonathan Bastable, Hannah McGill

Paperback | August 15, 2014

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Contemporary creative writers reflect on the past, present and future of the novel.In 2012-2013, a year-long conversation between writers took place at 17 literary festivals around the world, from Jaipur to Krasnoyarsk, and from Melbourne to Berlin. Distinguished novelists such as Irvine Welsh, Ahdaf Soueif and Ali Smith shared their thoughts on various aspects of contemporaryliterature the challenges it faces and the directions it is taking. This book is in part an anthology of the best of those accounts and also an overview of the lively wide-ranging global debate that the authors' views engendered among the many writers who took part. It adds up to an arresting andthought-provoking picture of the state of world literature today.
Jonathan Bastable is an experienced editor, author and journalist. His Devil's Acre: A Russian Novel came out last year. He has published many non-fiction books, mostly on historical themes. He is a travel writer and a contributing editor to Conde Nast Traveller. His journalism has been published in Wallpaper, Time Out, The Sunday Tim...
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Title:The 21st-Century Novel: Notes from the Edinburgh World Writers' ConferenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 6.14 × 9.21 × 0.68 inPublished:August 15, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0748698345

ISBN - 13:9780748698349

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