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KCRW's Bookworm

KCRW.com

Arts, Literature

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Arts 129
Literature 38

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.

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Louise Erdrich: LaRose, Part I

June 30th, 2016

Episode 119 of 139 episodes

In Louise Erdrich's LaRose, a terrible tragedy forces two families to resort to a form of traditional "restorative justice" in which one son must be given to replace the loss of another. Erdrich talks about this act as an attempt at restoring balance in a tight knit community where healing can take generations.

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