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Robert Stone

Author

Robert Stone is an American novelist and the National Book Award-winning author of "Dog Soldiers" (1974). His other novels include "A Flag for Sunrise" (PEN/Faulkner Award, 1981), "Children of Light" (1986), and "The Bay of Souls" (2003). He also published a memoir, "Prime Green: Remembering the Sixties," in 2007. His newest book, the short story collection "Fun With Problems," will be released by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in January 2010.

A Writer Tries “I”

Award-winning novelist Robert Stone explains why he’s made a late turn toward short stories, and why his new book (“Fun With Problems”) contains his first experiment with the first person.
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Is Autobiography Ever True?

As overly “creative” memoirists continue to generate scandal, Robert Stone (“Prime Green”) isn’t surprised: writing about yourself, he says, is much like creating any other fictional character.
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