Culled from Donna Seamanas Chicago radio program, Open Books, this collection of interviews highlights Seaman's in-depth conversations with writers of literary fiction and creative nonfiction. A wide range of topics are discussed, including writers' inspiration, their favorite books, their working and research habits, and their opinion of the state of literature today. An introductory essay accompanies each interview and provides a brief biographical and critical discussion of the author's background and work. Interviews with Margaret Atwood, T. C. Boyle, Sandra Cisneros, Jamaica Kincaid, Chang-rae Lee, Alice McDermott, and Joyce Carol Oates are among those included.One morning when she and three fellow first-graders were late for school, they cut through the forbidden orchard where athe trees ... Wife of Light, and jaguar of Sweet Laughter: New and Selected Poems, which embody her ambidextrous command of the sensuous and ... In A Natural History of the Senses, the book that made Ackerman famous, she broke new ground with her appealing subject matter, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Writers on the Air|
|Publisher||:||Paul Dry Books - 2005|