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.
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 ...
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