Sena Jeter NaslundFiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20060201, 20050622
Novelist Sena Jeter Naslund, author of the acclaimed Ahab’s Wife, discusses her new novel, Four Spirits, which is set in her native Birmingham, Alabama during the Civil Rights Movement. The book weaves together the lives of blacks and whites, racists and civil rights advocates, and the events of peaceful protest and violent repression to create both an intimate and epic tapestry of American social transformation.
Poet Michelle Boisseau died November 15, 2017 from cancer at age 62. In this interview conducted earlier this year at the Kansas City Public Library, the late Michelle Boisseau discusses her fifth book, ...
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