Speaker - William T. Vollmann

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Born in 1959, William T. Vollmann is a graduate of Cornell University. He was a recipient of a 1988 Whiting Writers Award, and in 1999 the New Yorker named him one of the twenty best writers in America under forty.

He is the author of nine novels (including Europe Central, which won the 2005 National Book Award), three collections of stories, a memoir, three works of nonfiction, and a seven volume meditation on nonviolence in history, which was a finalist for the 2003 National Book Critics Circle Award in Nonfiction. Vollmann's journalism has appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, Spin, Granta, Grand Street and Outside Magazine.

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William T. Vollmann: Imperial

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