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by Lynne Sharon Schwartz

Lynne Sharon Schwartz’s new novel, Two-Part Inventions reviewed in New York Times

24 Feb 2013|

Alison McCulloch reivews Lynne Sharon Schwartz’s new novel, Two-Part Inventions  in the New York Times.


Good artists imitate, great artists steal. So said Pablo Picasso. Or was it T. S. Eliot? By this logic, the British pianist Joyce Hatto was surely great: after her death in 2006 it was discovered that scores of recordings attributed to her were actually stolen from other performers. It was Hatto’s story, according to Schwartz’s author’s note, that was the spark for this novel, which...Forward

Lynne Sharon Schwartz’s novel, Leaving Brooklyn, is 3rd in the Hawthorne Rediscovery Series with an introduction by Ursula Hegi.

21 Feb 2013|

Lynne Sharon Schwartz’s novel, Leaving Brooklyn, is the third book in the Hawthorne Rediscovery Series, and it was a finalist for the Pen/Faulkner Fiction Award and the National Book Critics Circle award. Ursula Hegi wrote the introduction to this edition, and she said this about Lynne, “Some writers, I believe, are born with that odd and magical way of seeing, and Lynne is certainly one of them. For us, there is no other way of seeing: we’re drawn toward the kind of beauty we find in...Forward