New Letters
On The Air

Nathan Englander


Interviewed by: Dennis Conrow

Catalog Number: 20091120, 20080912

Nathan Englander discusses his novel, The Ministry of Special Cases, about Argentina’s Dirty War in the 1970s.  In this interview with New Letters on the Air’s assistant producer Dennis Conrow, Englander talks about the relationship between fathers and sons—which plays a significant role in the novel—and the role that Judaism plays in his novels, in his writing, and in his life.  

| Subject Matter: Argentina, War, Judaism, Living Abroad, Family | Interview Year: 2008 | Genre: Fiction |

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