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Lewis DeSoto

South Africa

Lewis DeSoto was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa, to a family that arrived from Europe in the eighteenth century. His writing has been published in numerous journals, and he was awarded the Books in Canada/Writers' Union Short Prose Award. A past editor of Literary Review of Canada, Lewis DeSoto lives with his wife in Normandy and Toronto.
Non fiction
   Emily Carr (2008)
   Empire (2016)
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2004) : A Blade of Grass

Lewis DeSoto recommends
Nightwatching (2015)
Méira Cook
"An intimate and emotionally intense book that resonates far beyond its particular time and place."