Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19871127
Stern is the author of 10 books, including his well-known 1968 novel, THE SUICIDE ACADEMY. He reads from "The Liberal Imagination by Lionel Trilling (A Story)," an account of the New York literary scene in the 1950s.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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