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David Vann - Author

David Vann is an internationally bestselling author whose work has been translated into nineteen languages. He is the winner of fifteen prizes, including France's Prix Medicis Etranger, Spain's Premi Llibreter, the St. Francis College Literary Prize, the Grace Paley Prize, a California Book Award, the AWP Non-fiction Prize, and France's L'Express Readers' Prize. His books - Legend of a Suicide, Caribou Island, Dirt, A Mile Down, and Last Day on Earth - have appeared on seventy Best Books of the Year lists in a dozen countries. A former Guggenheim Fellow, Wallace Stegner Fellow, John L'Heureux Fellow and National Endowment for the Arts fellow, he is a professor at the University of Warwick and Honorary Professor at the University of Franche-Comte, France. He has written for publications such as the Atlantic, Esquire, McSweeney's, Sunday Times, Observer, Guardian, Sunday Telegraph, Financial Times, Elle and many others. He has also appeared in documentaries for the BBC, Nova, National Geographic, and CNN.

If you like David Vann you might also like to read books by Tim Winton, Evie Wyld and A M Homes.

Featured Books, with extracts, by David Vann

Goat Mountain by David Vann
Goat Mountain
David Vann
A dark, powerful and at times uncomfortable read focusing on the accidental shooting of a poacher by an 11 year old boy. The build up to this horrific but innocent act and the aftermath of such a devastating tragedy as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2014

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