KCRW's Bookworm


Arts, Literature

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Arts 137

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.


John D'Agata: The Making of the American Essay

May 26th, 2016

Episode 114 of 135 episodes

Despite 20 years of study, John D'Agata believes that we're still in the "Wild West" of coming to terms with the essay, its long heritage and its creation.