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Friday, October 11, 2013

Elizabeth Graver’s Novel Longlisted for National Book Award

Elizabeth Graver is author of "The End of the Point." (Joanna Eldredge Morrissey)

Elizabeth Graver is author of “The End of the Point.” (Joanna Eldredge Morrissey)

The finalists for the National Book Award for fiction will be announced next week. A few of the books on the longlist: Alice McDermott’s “Someone,” Jhumpa Lahiri’s “The Lowland,” Thomas Pynchon’s “The Bleeding Edge.”

And a beautiful novel by Boston College professor Elizabeth Graver, “The End of the Point.”

The title refers to Ashaunt Point, a fictional strip of land jutting into the waters off Cape Cod.

We revisit our April 2013 conversation with Graver.


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