Francine Prose

Francine Prose is the author of many bestselling books of fiction, including A Changed Man and Blue Angel, which was a finalist for the National Book Award, and the nonfiction New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer. Her novel, Household Saints, was adapted for a movie by Nancy Savoca. Another novel, The Glorious Ones, has been adapted into a musical of the same name by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, which ran at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre at Lincoln Center in New York City in the Fall of 2007. Her latest novel, Goldengrove, was published in September 2008. She is the president of PEN American Center. She lives in New York City.

Francine Prose appears in the following:

Albania, America

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Francine Prose, essayist and author of My New American Life: A Novel, talks about her new novel about a young Albanian woman seeking a new life in post 9/11 New York.

Events: Francine Prose will be reading at Greenlight Bookstore on Friday, May 20th, at 7:30pm.  She will also be interviewed by Leonard Lopate, in addition to reading from her new novel, at the Brooklyn Public Library on Saturday, May 21st at 4:00pm.

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Talk to Me: Understanding Anne Frank's Diary

Monday, May 03, 2010

For the PEN festival, Francine Prose, Ernie Colón and Sid Jacobson discussed Anne Frank's diary, its impact on literature, history and society.


Anne Frank's Diary

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Francine Prose discusses Anne Frank's diary, and argues that it is as much a deliberate work of art as a historical record and memoir. In Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife she examines the book's meaning and impact.

Events: Francine Prose will be reading and signing ...

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Francine Prose

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Francine Prose’s 15th novel, Goldengrove, is about a 13-year-old girl who must learn to cope after tragedy strikes her family during their summer vacation.

Francine Prose will be speaking and signing books
at the Tribeca Barnes & Noble
Sept. 17 at 7 pm

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Sichan Siv made a narrow escape from Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge when he was a young man. Find out how he went on to become the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Also: States of the Union is all about Maine! Francine Prose talks about her new novel. And ...

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