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Nicole Krauss, On Her New Collection, "To Be A Man"

Nov 10, 2020

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Tom's next guest is the acclaimed author Nicole Krauss.  She is the author of four novels, including the international bestsellers Forest Dark, Great House, The History of Love, and her debut novel, Man Walks Into a Room.  She’s been a finalist for the National Book Award and the Orange Prize, and she a winner of the Saroyan Prize and the Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger in France.

Last week, on Election Day as it turns out, Harper Collins published Krauss's first collection of short stories.  It’s called To Be a Man: Stories.  In it, we are introduced to a dazzling array of characters in locales that span the globe from Israel, to Japan, Switzerland, and both coasts of the United States.

Nicole Krauss is the author of four novels and a new volume of her short stories.
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Nicole Krauss is doing a number of virtual events in which she’ll talk about her new short-story collection.  Tonight, she’ll be online with the Free Library of Philadelphia at 7:30.  Tomorrow, the Harvard Bookstore in Cambridge, Massachusetts, will host an event at 7:00.  And she’ll be at an event sponsored by the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, California, next Wednesday afternoon at 3:00.  [Ticketing fees for the online events cover the purchase of Ms. Krauss's new book.]

Nicole Krauss joins Tom on Zoom…