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Francine Prose

Francine Prose’s latest novel is Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932. She is a Distinguished Visiting Writer at Bard.

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The American Friend: Little Lies and Big Disasters
The American Friend: Little Lies and Big Disasters

In German filmmaker Wim Wenders’s high-strung thriller, adapted from two Patricia Highsmith novels, Dennis Hopper plays sociopathic con man Tom Ripley as a “hopped-up elf from hell” who works his charms on a winsome and guileless Bruno Ganz.


By Francine Prose

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Wise Blood: A Matter of Life and Death
Wise Blood:
A Matter of Life and Death

Novelists learn not to expect too much when their books are made into movies. Obviously, great fiction has been turned into great cinema, but the dents and scrapes that so many classics have sustained on the rocky road from the page to the screen hav…

By Francine Prose

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