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Singapore Writers Festival 2016 – SWF STAGE: LIONEL SHRIVER: AN UNFLINCHING EYE INTO TRUTH

Sun, 13 Nov 2016. National Gallery Singapore, Auditorium

Lionel Shriver is feted for the way she takes on huge contemporary issues, and in her latest novel, The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047, she wrestles with the spiraling effects of the economic meltdown, such as poverty, theft, and prostitution. The 2005 Orange Prize winner for We Need to Talk About Kevin will speak about her latest work, and its eerie resonance today. The 30-minute lecture will be followed by 30 minutes of Q&A.

Event Date
Sun, 13 Nov 2016
11.30am
Venue
National Gallery Singapore, Auditorium

This session is made possible with the assistance of the U.S. Embassy

FEATURING

Lionel Shriver
USA

Lionel Shriver is the author of 12 novels, including the New York Times bestsellers So Much for That (a finalist for the 2010 National Book Award and the Wellcome Trust Book Prize) and The Post-Birthday World (Entertainment Weekly’s 2007 Book of the Year). Winner of the 2005 Orange prize, the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin was adapted into a feature film in 2011. Shriver won the BBC National Short Story Award in 2014. Her work has been translated into 30 languages. The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047, a Sunday Times top-ten bestseller, was released this spring.

Tickets can be purchased at: http://www.sistic.com.sg/events/cswf2016i

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