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Richard Powers

‘Think of mitosis as trillions of slightly near-sighted, plagiarizing students’

Richard Powers

Richard Powers is the author of nine novels including Plowing the Dark and The Time of Our Singing, which won the W. H. Smith Literary Award in 2004. His most recent novel, Generosity, was published in 2009. His is the recipient of numerous awards including a National Book Award in 2006 for The Echomaker.

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