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On Fiction, Femininity, and Fashion: An Interview with Linda Grant

By Emma Parker

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Full text of this item is not currently available on the LRA. \ud The final published version is available at http://www.palgrave-journals.com/fr/journal/v96/n1/index.html.One of the Britain’s leading writers, Linda Grant is an award-winning journalist and author of four highly lauded novels: The Cast Iron Shore (1996), which won the David Higham First Novel Award and was short listed for the Guardian Fiction Prize; When I Lived in Modern Times (2000), winner of the Orange Prize; the Booker long listed Still Here (2002), and The Clothes on Their Backs (2008), which was short listed for the Man Booker Prize. Her non-fiction books include Sexing the Millennium: A Political History of the Sexual Revolution (1993), Remind Me Who I Am, Again (1998), a family memoir about dementia and the importance of memory that won the MIND/ Allen Lane Book of the Year award, and The People on the Street: A Writer’s View of Israel (2006), winner of the Lettre Ulysses Prize for Literary Reportage. Her latest book, The Thoughtful Dresser (2009), explores the significance of clothes. Born and brought up in Liverpool’s Jewish community, Linda Grant now lives in London. This interview was conducted with the support of the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust Studies, University of Leicester, and the Contemporary Women’s Writing Network. [Taken from the introduction

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Year: 2010
DOI identifier: 10.1057/fr.2009.20
OAI identifier: oai:lra.le.ac.uk:2381/9793
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