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Nadine Gordimer Memorial

We remember the Nobel Prize-winning South African writer Nadine Gordimer, who passed away on July 13, 2014.  In this 1994 interview with former New Letters on the Air host, Rebekah Presson, Gordimer reads from her novel None to Accompany Me, set on the eve of all-race elections. In the book, her protagonist, Vera Stark, examines her past as a lawyer for blacks attemptin...

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    Lois Lowry

    Acclaimed Newbery Award-winning children's author Lois Lowry's book for young people, The Giver, is now a 2014 film. One of the ...

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    Adam Zagajewski

    Poet and Guggenheim fellow Adam Zagajewski was born in Lwow, Poland, but when he was four months old, his family was expelled by Ukrainians to Silesia, which at the time was part of Germany. In this reading at Rockhurst University's Midwest Poets ...

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Tim Lantz & Becky Mandelbaum

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Lawrence, Kan.

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Paean for Bill Hickok (1931-2014)

I commemorate, here, a great man and a great friend, Bill Hickok, who died in Los Angeles on Monday, July 21, 2014. 

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Richard Ford CD Collection

Special Pricing: This two cd collection features four interviews with famed novelist Richard Ford that span his career back to 1987. Downloads of these programs have also been reduced and are available through our archives.