Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20060726, 20051207
British novelist and short story writer A.S. Byatt is the author of 15 books of fiction, including Angels and Insects and Possession, for which she won the 1990 Booker Prize. In this program, she reads from that novel, and talks about her return to the short story with her 2005 collection, The Little Black Book of Stories. She also chats about the pleasures of aging, the craft of writing, and the influence of American literature on her work.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
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