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Margot Livesey

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Catalog Number: 20190503, 20181123

Scottish-born writer Margot Livesey began reading at an early age and later went on to pen a book of short stories and eight novels, and most recently, a book on the craft of writing called The Hidden Machinery: Essays on Writing. In this 2018 presentation at the Kansas City Public Library, Livesey talks about her evolution as a reader and writer, and shares passages from her tenth book that gives insight into not only her writing life, but those of the authors of famous books from Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary to Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse. Shows with Margot Livesey from 20012006, and 2011 are also available in our audio archives.

| Subject Matter: Gustave Flaubert, Virginia Woolf, Literary History | Interview Year: 2018 | Genre: Non-Fiction, Fiction | Awards: Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada |

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