Posts Tagged: Tom Stoppard

The Rumpus Interview with Rebecca Makkai

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Rebecca Makkai talks about ghosts, teaching, chronology in writing, and her new novel, The Hundred-Year House.

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Tom Stoppard Wins PEN/Pinter Award

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This year’s PEN/Pinter Prize, “awarded annually to a British writer or a writer resident in Britain of outstanding literary merit,” goes to Tom Stoppard. Stoppard’s plays, including classics like Jumpers and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, have been interrogating philosophy, society, and humanity for decades. He has also participated in several human-rights campaigns. Of Harold Pinter, in […]

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The Rumpus Sunday Book Blog Roundup

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Blog is a fun word to say, even if I’m tired of hearing other people say it. Eggers on Salinger. Michaelangelo’s poem “When the Author Was Painting the Vault of the Sistene Chapel.” (via) “Hey Oscar Wilde! It’s Clobbering Time!” Jacket Copy has fun with illustrators’ pictures of their favorite literary figures and characters. “If […]

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