Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19881202
A three-time finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the National Book Critics Circle award, Elkin satirizes consumer and popular culture. He talks about the influence his father had on his work and reads from his novel, THE DICK GIBSON SHOW.
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, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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