Interviewed by: James McKinley
Catalog Number: 19890106
Edel won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for his biography of Henry James. Here he reads from a biography of Henry David Thoreau that debunks many previously held notions about the writer/naturalist.
Growing up in a Philadelphia apartment above a liquor store, poet Ellen Bass thought her childhood was "the most mundane, pedestrian, unpoetic world you could possibly live in," but after many years and the death of her parents, she finds herself ...
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