Martin Amis. Labeled an iconic writer, one of the best of the postwar British authors. Sometimes his novels are bitingly funny and ironic, and some books are dark and unsettling.
Pulitzer Prize winning novelist and short story writer Junot Díaz writes some of the edgiest– and idealistic– prose in American fiction.
We hope you’re having a good and relaxing summer. We’ll post our upcoming programs soon, so watch for the following:
Writers Bloc co-sponsors this program with thanks to the Nazarian Center for Israel Studies at UCLA and UCLA’s Department of Comparative Literature. We invite you to participate in a wonderful cultural event featuring Arab Israeli author, satirist and television comedy writer Sayed Kashua, in conversation with UCLA Professor Arieh Saposnik.
Below are most of the authors and writers that Writers Bloc has hosted over the past several years. 1996 / 1997: Joan Didion Scott Turow Paul Theroux Ursula Hegi John Gregory Dunne 1997 / 1998: A.S. Byatt Garrison Keillor A dramatic reading of Steve Tesich’s last novel with James Woods, Swoosie Kurtz, and Daniel Stern Elmore Leonard with Martin Amis Isabel Allende Norman Mailer Robert Stone A night with Christopher Buckley, Steve Martin, Bruce McCall, and Wendy Wasserstein, moderated by Harry Shearer. Calvin Trillin with…