On the heels of yesterday's news that James Franco will direct and star in an adaptation of Andre Dubus III's The Garden of Last Days, The Hollywood Reporter brings word that "Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke has signed on to star...Show More Summary
James Franco has signed on to direct and star in a feature film adaptation of Andre Dubus III's The Garden of Last Days, Deadline reports. Published in 2008, the book is officially described as follows: One early September night in Florida, a stripper brings her daughter to work. Show More Summary
James Franco just agreed to direct and star in an adaptation of House Of Sand And Fog author Andre Dubus’
Will McDavid considers the relationship between love and justice in Andre Dubus’ brilliant short story, “A Father’s Story,” in which the main character, Luke Ripley, refuses to divulge that his daughter killed a pedestrian in a car accident: [T]he movement of atonement comes to its highest pitch in relation to the father’s betrayal of ethics. [...]
Over the past few years Ivy Hall and SCAD's writing program have brought some real heavyweights to the city (Chuck Klosterman, Andre Dubus III, and Sandra Beasley to name a few). With their new Potlatch series Ivy Hall and SCAD draw their focus inside the perimeter and bring Atlanta's literary talent to Center Stage.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
He did not set out to follow in his famous father’s footsteps, nor is he as dark and brooding as his own House of Sand and Fog. And those are just the first of many things that will surprise you about the bestseller. Read more
Why are writing conferences important enough to take us away from writing?
A couple of months back, I had the pleasure of talking writing over a Guinness with Andre Dubus III, author of House of Sand and Fog, Townie, and other books. Our profile … Read more
At The New Republic, Andre Dubus III, whose memoir Townie just came out in paperback, riffs on “love in class-riven America.”
I’ve been reading Townie for an upcoming interview with the author, and I’ve taken so many notes and underlined so many passages that I’ve run out of space on the pages and had to tuck extra paper into my book. Townie is a memoir about Dubus’s hardscrabble childhood in New England mill towns and how [...] No related posts.
House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III Published by: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. Published on: February 1999 Page Count: 368 Genre: Literary Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook purchased through Audible.com with a credit Audiobook Published by: Harper Audio Narrator: Andre Dubus III and Fontaine Dollas Dubus Audiobook Length: 13 hours 53 [...]
As it’s 11/9, I’m well into 3, 2, 1 month (3 Authors, 2 Books, 1 month). I began November by starting the audiobook version of House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III and a print version of The Violent Bear it Away by Flannery O’Connor. Thoughts: House of Sand and Fog was [...]
After listening to Townie, I knew the time had come to read Andre Dubus III’s novels. He’s written two: House of Sand and Fog and The Garden of the Last Days. Although I didn’t do it last year, I have taken the month of November to highlight authors in the past. November became the logical [...]
The first time I had to speak in public was for the American Association of University Women’s annual Breakfast with the Authors at theGeorgetown,MAlibrary. I was the warm-up act for André Dubus III, who is one of the best speakers I’ve ever heard. I, on the other hand, was less than stellar. I’d avoided public [...]
Townie by Andre Dubus III Published by: W. W. Norton & Company Published on: February 28, 2011 Page Count: 400 Genre: Memoir My Reading Format: Audiobook sent to me by Blackstone Audio for consideration Audiobook Published by: Blackstone Audio Narrator: Andre Dubus III Audiobook Length: 14 hours 34 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook and audiobook (paperback [...]
Andre Dubus III is the author of a collection of short fiction, The Cage Keeper and Other Stories, and the novels Bluesman, House of Sand and Fog and The Garden of Last Days, a New York Times bestseller. The recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, his novel House of Sand and Fog was also a National [...]
GMPM columnist Andrew Ladd meets up with author Andre Dubus III to talk about violence, empathy, and Dubus' new book, Townie: A Memoir.
A wrap-up of features you may have missed this past week at Largehearted Boy: 52 Books, 52 Weeks Book Reviews Andre Dubus III's memoir Townie Book Notes (authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to...
Having read the novels House of Sand and Fog and Bluesman, as well as the short story collection The Cage Keeper: And Other Stories, I was already a great admirer of Andre Dubus III's writing when I picked up...
Andre Dubus III, who is perhaps best known for his lovely and melancholic novel “House of Sand and Fog,” shows his bones in “Townie,” a stormy, courageous memoir. Dubus, who shares a name with his...