Nicole Krauss: Forest Dark
Chair: AD Miller
Nicole Krauss, the award-winning, bestselling author of The History of Love and Great House discussed her keenly anticipated new novel, Forest Dark, an achingly beautiful tale of metamorphosis and self-realisation about two lost souls who travel to Israel in search of escape and renewal, with A.D. Miller.
'A brilliant novel. I am full of admiration'. Philip Roth on Forest Dark.
Nicole Krauss has been hailed by the New York Times as 'one of America's most important novelists'. She is the author of the international bestsellers, Great House, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the Orange Prize, and The History of Love, which won the Saroyan Prize for International Literature and France's Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger, and was short-listed for the Orange, Médicis, and Femina prizes. Her first novel, Man Walks Into a Room, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book of the Year. In 2007, she was selected as one of Granta's Best Young American Novelists, and in 2010 she was chosen by the New Yorker for their 'Twenty Under Forty' list. Her books have been translated into more than thirty five langauges.
A.D. Miller is the author of Snowdrops, an amorality tale set in Russia that was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. He is also the author of The Faithful Couple, a story of friendship and remorse, and of The Earl of Petticoat Lane, a memoir of Jewish immigration, class, the Blitz and the underwear industry. He has been Moscow correspondent, political columnist and Southern US correspondent for The Economist; in the new year he will become the magazine's culture editor.