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Letters to a Young Writer

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Description for Letters to a Young Writer Paperback.
I hope there is something here for any young writer - or any older writer, for that matter - who happens to be looking for a teacher to come along, a teacher who, in the end, can really teach nothing at all but fire. From the critically acclaimed Colum McCann, author of the National Book Award winner Let the Great World Spin, comes a paean to the power of language, and a direct address to the artistic, professional and philosophical concerns that challenge and sometimes torment an author. Comprising fifty-two short prose pieces, ... Read more

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Bloomsbury Publishing
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London, United Kingdom
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About Colum Mccann
Colum McCann is the author of six novels and three collections of stories. His most recent novel, TransAtlantic, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013, and his previous novel, Let the Great World Spin, won the National Book Award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and was a New York Times bestseller. His most recent short story collection, Thirteen ... Read more

Reviews for Letters to a Young Writer
A warm, open-hearted paean to the joys of writing
Sunday Times
Excellent ... This slim volume cannot fail as a pick-me-up
Practical writing advice meets a heartfelt love song to creativity
Irish Times
An intensely literary writer ... His prose thrums with echoes of Beckett, Yeats and Joyce
Sunday Times
A ... Read more

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