Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20010516, 20000920
The Pulitzer Prize winning columnist and author of six novels, Jack Fuller, talks about his book, The Best of Jackson Payne, which explores the jazz world of mid-century America through the life of a fictional sax player. The novel, which Fuller structured to echo jazz forms and rhythms, deals with racism, addiction and man’s search for freedom. Fuller also talks about his beginnings as a journalist and how this is reflected in his writing of fiction.
Poet Michelle Boisseau died November 15, 2017 from cancer at age 62. In this interview conducted earlier this year at the Kansas City Public Library, the late Michelle Boisseau discusses her fifth book, ...
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