Fiction & Forms: Reading by Garth Greenwell

10/26/2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801

Garth Greenwell is the author of the novel What Belongs to You (Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2016), winner of the British Book Award for Debut Novel of the year. The novel was longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction and was a finalist for seven other awards, including the PEN/Faulkner Award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the Lambda Literary Award, and the LA Times Book Prize. Publishers Weekly named What Belongs to You a Top Ten Book of 2016 and it was also named a Best Book of the Year by over 50 publications in nine countries, including The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Paris Review, The Washington Post, NPR, Esquire, GQ, New York magazine, Out, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian (UK), The Philadelphia Inquirer, and The Miami Herald. Andrew Solomon called it “the best novel I’ve read in a generation,” and the New Republic praised it as “the Great Gay Novel of our times.” Edmund White noted, “With What Belongs to You, American literature is richer by one masterpiece.”

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