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Arthur Golden

Fiction

Interviewed by: Mike Pettengill

Catalog Number: 20051214, 19990526

Author of the highly acclaimed novel Memoirs of a Geisha, which made it on the New York Times Bestsellers List for two years and has since been turned into an award-winning film, Arthur Golden talks frankly about this sweeping narrative that took him nearly a decade to write. He talks about his research and writing processes with Mike Pettengill, and also reads from the book. 

| Subject Matter: China, History, Research | Interview Year: 1999 | Genre: Fiction |

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Jamel Brinkley

Friday, March 22, 2019
Manhattan, Kansas

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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.