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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.
 
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Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2004) : A Blade of Grass


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