UofL's Dr. Ian Stansel in conversation with Richard Powers

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Monday, April 8, 2024 - 11:00am
200 E Brandeis Ave
Louisville, KY 40208

Join UofL's Dr. Ian Stansel in conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Powers. The evet will be Monday, April 8 at 11:00am in the Presidents Room at the UofL's University Club. 

About the Authors

Richard Powers is the author of thirteen novels that explore connections among disciplines as disparate as photography, artificial intelligence, musical composition and performance, ecology, genomics, game theory, virtual reality, race, biology, and business.  His books have won numerous recognitions including The Rosenthal and Vursell Awards; the James Fenimore Cooper Prize; the Corrington Award; a PEN/Hemingway Special Citation; the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature, two Pushcart Prizes, and TIME Magazine's Book of the Year. He is a MacArthur Fellow, a fellow of both the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a recipient of the Lannan Literary Award.  His novel The Echo Maker won the 2006 National Book Award.  Powers’ The Overstory was awarded the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Ian Stansel is the author of the novel The Last Cowboys of San Geronimo, an Amazon “Best Book of 2017,” and two short story collections: Glossary for the End of Days and Everybody’s Irish, a finalist for the prestigious PEN/Bingham Prize. He has published stories and essays in many of the country’s most celebrated venues, including PloughsharesSalon, JoylandBennington Review, and Poets & Writers. He is the Director of Creative Writing at the University of Louisville.

Bewilderment: A Novel By Richard Powers Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324036142
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 1st, 2022

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An Instant New York Times Bestseller
Shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize
Longlisted for the 2021 National Book Award for Fiction
Longlisted for the 2022 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction


The Last Cowboys Of San Geronimo By Ian Stansel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328918291
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Published: Mariner Books - June 12th, 2018

“One of the most compelling novels I’ve read in a long time.” —Eowyn Ivey
 

“Shares the trail with the likes of Edward Abbey, Cormac McCarthy, and Larry McMurtry.” —Craig Johnson, best-selling author of the Walt Longmire Mysteries, the basis for the hit show Longmire
 
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Join UofL's Dr. Ian Stansel in conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Powers. The evet will be Monday, April 8 at 11:00am in the Presidents Room at the UofL's University Club.