Interviewed by: Dennis Conrow
Catalog Number: 20080620
Chip Kidd , who has been described as the world’s most famous book cover designer, has worked at Knopf for over 20 years. Now a novelist too, he talks about his two books The Cheese Monkeys and The Learners. In this conversation with New Letters on the Air’s Dennis Conrow, Kidd explains how to see with a designer’s eye, and talks about the challenging transition from working with pictures to working with words.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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