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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.


Richard Flanagan: The Narrow Road to the Deep North

September 25th, 2014

Episode 26 of 139 episodes

Flanagan?s Booker-nominated novel, titled after a travelogue written by 17thcentury Japanese poet Basho, follows the building of the Burma-Siam Railway during WWII.

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