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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19930129
The Somali novelist reads from and discusses his trilogy, VARIATIONS ON THE THEME OF AN AFRICAN DICTATORSHIP, which foreshadowed the conflict in his native country. Farah discusses clan structure and sexism as integral parts of the system's failure.
Former U.S. Army Captain Matt Gallagher discusses his novel, Youngblood, which draws from his military service during the Iraq War...
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 ...