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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19930423
The author of two acclaimed novels, DEAD LANGUAGES and HEROES, Shields reads from his book of related short stories, HANDBOOK FOR DROWNING, and talks about minimalist writing. He also relates how growing up a stutterer led him to become a writer.
Former U.S. Army Captain Matt Gallagher discusses his novel, Youngblood, which draws from his military service during the Iraq War...
Growing up in a Philadelphia apartment above a liquor store, poet Ellen Bass thought her childhood was "the most mundane, pedestrian, unpoetic world you could possibly live in," but after many years and the death of her parents, she finds herself ...