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A must for the serious reader, Bookworm showcases writers of fiction and poetry - the established, new or emerging - all interviewed with insight and precision by the show's host and guiding spirit, Michael Silverblatt.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 12:00am
Self?s striking novel about loss, language, and perception after the First World War -- and a bold departure from the satirical mode he is best known for.
Thursday, November 28, 2013 12:00am
After the deaths of husband and daughter, Joan Didion wrote the most personal and poetic book of her impressive career...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 1:35pm
James Franco says literature was his emotional and intellectual escape valve from the alternate reality of filmmaking, performance, and celebrity.
Thursday, November 14, 2013 1:00am
Allan Gurganus says the three novellas that comprise his new book, "Local Souls," were written as modern fables or fairy tales.
Thursday, November 7, 2013 1:00am
Alice McDermott once felt a fear that her new novel would be seen as just another of her perfect Irish American novels. Instead it leaps from the page.