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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.


William T. Vollmann: The Dying Grass, Part II

September 10th, 2015

Episode 79 of 139 episodes

The Dying Grass: A Novel of the Nez Perce Waris the fifth book in Vollman's seven-book series about loss and transformation of the North American continent, this novel dramatizes a power grab disguised as a race war between Native Americans and settlers.

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