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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 shows host and guiding spirit Michael Silverblatt.


Atticus Lish: Preparation for the Next Life

June 3rd, 2015

Episode 64 of 139 episodes

Atticus Lish's debut novel won the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for First Fiction, demonstrating that he waited 40 years to become a natural.

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