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Robert Olen Butler


Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19940321

The winner of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize reads from his erotic novel, THEY WHISPER. Butler says artists aren't intellectual, they are sensualists; and his protagonist in THEY WHISPER learns about himself by recalling his sexual relationships.

| Interview Year: 1994 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: PP |

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