Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20081024
Former Chicago Tribune president and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, Jack Fuller discusses the importance of newspapers and the differences in a journalist’s approach to writing to that of a novelist. Fuller, the author of seven novels, talks about his most personal story to date, his 2008 book, Abbeville, that is loosely based on his grandfather’s rise, fall, and rebirth in a small farm town in central Illinois.
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 ...
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