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Margot Livesey

Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20060510

A Scottish writer who has earned a reputation in the United States as a gifted literary novelist, Livesey talks about her award-winning novel, Eva Moves the Furniture, which is based in part on her mother’s short life in Scotland.  She also discusses her 2004 novel, Banishing Verona, which deals with Asperger’s Syndrome and a romance between a radio producer and a 29-year-old housepainter.

| Subject Matter: Scotland, The Supernatural, Love, Asperger's Syndrome | Interview Year: 2005 | Genre: Fiction |

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Thomas Fox Averill

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Wichita, Kan.

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New Letters on the Air Archive Audio on The Paris Review Podcast

The Paris Review’s podcast for Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, will feature John Ashbery reading his poem “Soonest Mended,” from a 1986 New Letters on the Air program. More information and links to The Paris Review Podcast here.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.