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.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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