2018 Pulitzer Prize winner Andrew Sean Greer takes to the stage with David Marr to discuss Less, the story of an abruptly single novelist who, on the cusp of 50, embarks on an odyssey through New York, Paris, Berlin, Morocco, India and Kyoto, but finds he cannot outrun his problems. Andrew sheds light on his brilliantly witty and wistful satire of the literary world and the midlife crisis, which has been praised by The New York Times as "no less than bedazzling".
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Andrew Sean Greer (International)
Andrew Sean Greer is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of six works of fiction, including the bestsellers The Confessions of Max Tivoli and Less. Andrew has taught at a number of universities, including the Iowa Writers Workshop, been a TODAY Show pick, a New York Public Library Cullman Center Fellow, a judge for the National Book Award, and a winner of the California Book Award and the New York Public Library Young Lions Award. He is the recipient of a NEA grant, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for Less. He lives in San Francisco.
David Marr (Australian)
David Marr is a journalist and broadcaster who now writes for Guardian Australia. He’s published a couple of biographies and a number of books about politics, censorship and immigration. Over the last ten years he has written a number of Quarterly Essays. His latest is The White Queen: One Nation and the Politics of Race. He previously presented Media Watch and appears regularly on Insiders and The Drum. His latest book is My Country, an anthology of essays.