1991 in literature

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1991.

List of years in literature (table)
In poetry
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

Events

New books

Fiction

Children and young people

Drama

Non-fiction

Births

Deaths

Awards

Australia

Canada

France

United Kingdom

United States

Fiction: Rebecca Goldstein, Allegra Goodman, John Holman, Cynthia Kadohata, Rick Rofihe, J Anton Shammas (fiction/nonfiction)
Nonfiction: Stanley Crouch
Plays: Scott McPherson
Poetry: Thylias Moss, Franz Wright

Elsewhere

References

  1. ^ Weisman, Steven R. (1991-07-13). "Japanese Translator of Rushdie Book Found Slain". The New York Times. Archived from the original on June 2, 2002.
  2. ^ NWS 9:42.
  3. ^ "La découverte du corps d’Alain-Fournier et de ses frères d’armes". Accessed 15 February 2015
  4. ^ Nitassinan: The Innu Struggle to Reclaim Their Homeland. Douglas & McIntyre. Retrieved 2012-11-19.
  5. ^ Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction. Wilfrid Laurier University. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  6. ^ Wilfrid Laurier University Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction; Previous Winners; 1991: Susan Mayse. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  7. ^ Member Profile-Susan Mayse. The Writers Union of Canada. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
1900 in literature

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1900.

1981 in poetry

Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).

1991 in New Zealand

The following lists events that happened during 1991 in New Zealand.

Far from Medina

Far from Medina (French: Loin de Médine) is a 1991 novel by the Algerian writer Assia Djebar. The story revolves around a group of women contemporary with the Islamic prophet Muhammad. An English translation by Dorothy S. Blair was published through Quartet Books in 1994.

List of years in Australian literature

This page gives a chronological list of years in Australian literature (descending order), with notable publications and events listed with their respective years. The time covered in individual years covers the period of European settlement of the country.

See Table of years in literature for an overview of all "year in literature" pages.

List of years in literature

This page gives a chronological list of years in literature (descending order), with notable publications listed with their respective years and a small selection of notable events. The time covered in individual years covers Renaissance, Baroque and Modern literature, while Medieval literature is resolved by century.

Note: List of years in poetry exists specifically for poetry.

See Table of years in literature for an overview of all "year in literature" pages.

Needful Things

Needful Things is a 1991 horror novel by American author Stephen King. It is the first novel King wrote after his rehabilitation from drug and alcohol addiction. The story is about a shopkeeper who runs his business by exchanging goods for money and mysterious deeds performed by the customer. According to the cover, it is "The Last Castle Rock Story". However, the town later serves as the setting for the short story "It Grows on You" (published in King's 1993 collection Nightmares & Dreamscapes which, according to King, serves as an epilogue to Needful Things) as well as King's 2018 novella Elevation. It was made into a film of the same name in 1993 which was directed by Fraser C. Heston.

The Following Story

The Following Story (Dutch: Het volgende verhaal) is a 1991 novel by the Dutch writer Cees Nooteboom. It portrays a former teacher of classical languages, turned writer of travel guides, who has a mysterious experience in which he wakes up in a different city from where he fell asleep.

It won the 1993 European Literary Prize. The novel was published in an English translation in 1993.

The Gardens of Light

The Gardens of Light (French: Les jardins de lumière) is a 1991 novel by the French-Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf. It focuses on the Parthian religious thinker Mani, founder of Manichaeism.

The Girl Next Door (Ketchum novel)

The Girl Next Door is a crime novel by American writer Jack Ketchum in 1989. It is about two teen girls who are left in the care of their aunt, and the systematic and escalating abuse both of them and one sister in particular suffer at the hands of their aunt and her children.

The novel is loosely based on the murder of Sylvia Likens, in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1965, although the names of the people involved, as well as the location, time and details of the crime itself have been changed. In 2007 it was made into a feature film, The Girl Next Door.

The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of 1991

This is a list of adult fiction books that topped The New York Times Fiction Best Seller list in 1991.

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