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Rupert Thomson

Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20190308

English writer Rupert Thomson discusses his eleventh novel, Never Anyone But You, that was shortlisted for the 2018 American Library in Paris Book Award. It explores the true love story of two lesbians in early 20th century France. Discover the history of artists Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, who resisted fascism and dealt with mental illness. In this public interview at the Kansas City Library, Thomson also discusses writing his 2010 memoir, This Party's Got to Stop, winner of the Writer's Guild Award for Best Non-Fiction.

| Subject Matter: Women's History, WWII, Grief, LGBT, French Resistance | Interview Year: 2018 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Writers' Guild Awards: Best Non-Fiction |

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