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Catalog Number: 19921103
The Cuban-American's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, THE MAMBO KINGS PLAY SONGS OF LOVE, was released as a movie, THE MAMBO KINGS, in 1992. This program features Hijuelos talking about the importance of the film to the Cuban-American community.
Naomi Shihab Nye
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, ...
Guggenheim fellow Jericho Brown describes the joy he finds in writing poetry and how his work helps him examine his world as a gay black man. He talks about some of his poetic mentors—from Emily Dickinson to Alice Walker—and the lesson...