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Great House: A Novel

In conversation with Michael Silverblatt
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Episode Summary
The author of the bestseller The History of Love offers a soaring novel about a stolen desk that contains the secrets, and becomes the obsession of the lives it passes through.

Participant(s) Bio
Nicole Krauss is the author of the international bestseller The History of Love, awarded the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing and Editors' #1 Choice in Literature and Fiction. Her first novel, Man Walks Into a Room, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Award for First Fiction and was selected as a Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2002. In 2007, she was selected as one of Granta's Best Young American Novelists. Nicole's books have been translated into more than thirty-five languages. She just completed a Cullman Fellowship at the New York Public Library.

Michael Silverblatt is the host of KCRW's half-hour radio show "Bookworm," where he introduces listeners to new and emerging authors along with writers of renown. He created "Bookworm" for KCRW-FM in 1989. The complete Bookworm archive can be heard at