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Peter Carey

Peter Carey appears in the following:

October's Book: Oscar and Lucinda, by Peter Carey

Monday, October 21, 2013

Oscar and Lucinda is Peter Carey's Booker Prize-winning 1988 novel, that tells the story of an unusual romance in 19th-century Australia. Oscar is a nervous Anglican minister, and Lucinda is an heiress who impulsively buys a glass factory, and the two share a guilty passion for gambling. The story culminates in a crazy expedition to transport a glass church across the Outback.

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Writers on NYU's Expansion

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

As the New York City Council prepares to vote on the controversial NYU 2031 expansion plan, a group of writers and artists, many of them longtime residents of Greenwich Village, has banded together to publish a book of essays, photos, and drawings, titled While We Were Sleeping: NYU and the Destruction of New York, to express their opposition to the project. Novelist Peter Carey, poet and playwright Jessica Hagedorn, and playwright John Guare talk about the impact NYU’s proposed expansion plan on Greenwich Village.

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Leonard's Questions: Peter Carey

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Peter Carey came in to our studios to flatter us.. and tell us what he's reading, watching, and listening to.

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Parrot and Olivier in America

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Two-time winner of the Booker Prize, Peter Carey, discusses his latest novel, Parrot and Olivier in America. It tells the story of an unlikely friendship between Olivier, the traumatized child of aristocrats who survived the French Revolution, and Parrot, the son of an English printer, who travel to America ...

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Peter Carey’s Latest Novel

Monday, February 18, 2008

Booker Prize-winner Peter Carey’s latest novel is His Illegal Self. The protagonist is Che Selkirk, the precocious young son of 1960s radicals.

Event: Peter Carey will be speaking and signing books
Thursday, February 21 at 7 pm
The Lillian Vernon House
New York University
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Blogsifting

Monday, February 18, 2008

There are more than 80 million blogs on the internet. Find out how to sort through those millions to get to the very best ones. Also: India’s 2,000 year old classical dance traditions. Booker Prize-winner Peter Carey on his latest novel. And filmmaker Milos Forman.

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