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Arts 138

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.


E. L. Doctorow: Homer & Langley

August 6th, 2015

Episode 73 of 141 episodes

In this comic and affecting novel based on the lives of the Collyer brothers ? one a blind pianist, the other a hoarder and inventor ? Doctorow creates an ironic allegory of modern America.

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