New Letters
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Julia Blackburn

Fiction

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19951030

In THE BOOK OF COLOR, the English novelist Blackburn fictionalizes her grandfather's life as the son of a late 19th-century missionary living on an island in the Indian Ocean. She also discusses her fictionalized biography, DAISY BATES IN THE DESERT.

| Interview Year: 1995 | Genre: Fiction |

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Thomas Fox Averill

Thursday, March 1, 2018
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New Letters on the Air Archive Audio on The Paris Review Podcast

The Paris Review’s podcast for Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, will feature John Ashbery reading his poem “Soonest Mended,” from a 1986 New Letters on the Air program. More information and links to The Paris Review Podcast here.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.