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.
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Creighton University, she reads from her thir...
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