Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19990428, 19950807, 19940523
Carlos Fuentes, Mexico's most celebrated novelist, discusses The Orange Tree, a collection of five novellas that tell such stories as Columbus arriving in the New World and the fate of Hernan Cortez's sons. He reads from this work and talks about his process of weaving history into his fiction.
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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