Marilynne RobinsonFiction, Nonfiction
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19890929
Marilynne Robinson, the author of the highly-praised novel, Housekeeping, which was turned into an equally acclaimed movie, reads from her novel and talks about her latest book, a non-fiction work called Mother Country. In this book she indicts the British government for dumping toxic waste, created in the manufacture of plutonium, into the sea in alarming amounts.
In this archive recording, the late essayist and short story writer James Alan McPherson (1943-2016) talks about his life as a writer, father, teacher, traveler, and much more. Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, McPherson graduated with degrees...
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phillis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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