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D. H. Lawrence has 6 upcoming events.

Jun
5
Geoff Dyer
Diesel, a bookstore - Oakland, Thursday, June 5 at 7pm
Geoff Dyer (Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi, The Ongoing Moment, Zona, Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It, Sons and Lovers, The Missing of the Somme, Another Great Day at Sea)

Geoff Dyer's most recent work, Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush was published by Pantheon Books in May 2014. His previous books include But Beautiful (winner of the Somerset Maugham Award); The Missing of the Somme; Out of Sheer Rage; The Ongoing Moment (winner of the ICP Infinity Award for writing on photography); Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi; and Zona. His many awards include the E. M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, and, most recently, a National Book Critics Circle Award for the essay collection Otherwise Known as the Human Condition. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and his books have been translated into twenty-four languages. Dyer currently lives in Venice, California. (added from Random House)… (more)
Jun
12
Geoff Dyer
Politics and Prose, Thursday, June 12 at 7pm
Geoff Dyer (Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi, The Ongoing Moment, Zona, Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It, Sons and Lovers, The Missing of the Somme, Another Great Day at Sea)

Geoff Dyer's most recent work, Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush was published by Pantheon Books in May 2014. His previous books include But Beautiful (winner of the Somerset Maugham Award); The Missing of the Somme; Out of Sheer Rage; The Ongoing Moment (winner of the ICP Infinity Award for writing on photography); Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi; and Zona. His many awards include the E. M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, and, most recently, a National Book Critics Circle Award for the essay collection Otherwise Known as the Human Condition. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and his books have been translated into twenty-four languages. Dyer currently lives in Venice, California. (added from Random House)… (more)
Jun
11
Geoff Dyer
Word - Jersey City, Wednesday, June 11 at 7:30pm
Geoff Dyer (Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi, The Ongoing Moment, Zona, Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It, Sons and Lovers, The Missing of the Somme, Another Great Day at Sea)

Geoff Dyer's most recent work, Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush was published by Pantheon Books in May 2014. His previous books include But Beautiful (winner of the Somerset Maugham Award); The Missing of the Somme; Out of Sheer Rage; The Ongoing Moment (winner of the ICP Infinity Award for writing on photography); Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi; and Zona. His many awards include the E. M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, and, most recently, a National Book Critics Circle Award for the essay collection Otherwise Known as the Human Condition. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and his books have been translated into twenty-four languages. Dyer currently lives in Venice, California. (added from Random House)… (more)
Jun
10
Geoff Dyer
192 Books, Tuesday, June 10 at 7pm
Geoff Dyer (Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi, The Ongoing Moment, Zona, Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It, Sons and Lovers, The Missing of the Somme, Another Great Day at Sea)

Geoff Dyer's most recent work, Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush was published by Pantheon Books in May 2014. His previous books include But Beautiful (winner of the Somerset Maugham Award); The Missing of the Somme; Out of Sheer Rage; The Ongoing Moment (winner of the ICP Infinity Award for writing on photography); Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi; and Zona. His many awards include the E. M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, and, most recently, a National Book Critics Circle Award for the essay collection Otherwise Known as the Human Condition. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and his books have been translated into twenty-four languages. Dyer currently lives in Venice, California. (added from Random House)… (more)
Jun
3
Geoff Dyer
Powell's City of Books (Portland), Tuesday, June 3 at 7:30pm
Geoff Dyer (Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi, The Ongoing Moment, Zona, Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It, Sons and Lovers, The Missing of the Somme, Another Great Day at Sea)

Geoff Dyer's most recent work, Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush was published by Pantheon Books in May 2014. His previous books include But Beautiful (winner of the Somerset Maugham Award); The Missing of the Somme; Out of Sheer Rage; The Ongoing Moment (winner of the ICP Infinity Award for writing on photography); Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi; and Zona. His many awards include the E. M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, and, most recently, a National Book Critics Circle Award for the essay collection Otherwise Known as the Human Condition. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and his books have been translated into twenty-four languages. Dyer currently lives in Venice, California. (added from Random House)… (more)

D. H. Lawrence has 1 media appearance.

Jul
23
A Reclusive Novelist Reckons With His Legacy '& Sons'
Fresh Air, Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 0am
At the center of David Gilbert's new novel & Sons is a famous and famously reclusive writer in the J.D. Salinger model. It's a book about the writer as author of books, and as the father of sons — sons who don't feel nearly as warmly toward him as readers do. When & Sons begins, the writer, Andrew Newbold Dyer — or A.N. Dyer as he's known to his readers — is nearing 80.

Gilbert says that as he was writing the book, his own father was growing elderly and more vulnerable at the same time Gilbert's son was entering his teen years. The dynamic of fathers and sons was one that he was in the midst of and thus wanted to explore, "in all of its myriad details, and ways, and emotions." (Shortride)… (more)

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D. H. Lawrence had unconventional opinions, especially about sexuality, and at the time of his death he was thought of mainly as a pornographer who had wasted his considerable talents. But E. M. Forster, in an obituary notice, described him as “the greatest imaginative novelist of our generation.” Later critics concurred, and Lawrence is now remembered as an important modernist intellectual.
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