Interviewed by: Max Mosley
Catalog Number: 20101126, 20100514
Chosen by Publisher's Weekly as one of the Best Books of 2009, How to Sell is a funny exposé novel about the jeweler's trade, in which author Clancy Martin worked for many years before eventually becoming an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Martin talks with New Letters on the Air's Max Mosley about writing this coming-of-age story about a 16-year-old Canadian high school drop-out, and how he weaves philosophy and autobiography into his novel.
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, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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