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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19890901
The author of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST and SOMETIMES A GREAT NOTION talks about his struggle to produce a great novel. He also talks about the ELECTRIC KOOL-AID ACID TEST, the Tom Wolfe classic based on Kesey's life, and reads from CAVERNS.
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 her poem "Famous" that was recently turned into picture book and discusses wh...
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...