New Yorker: Out Loud

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Donald Hall looks at his barn, and back through time

January 17th, 2012

Episode 240 of 447 episodes

This week in the magazine, Donald Hall writes about growing old in the New Hampshire farmhouse where his family has lived since the end of the Civil War. Here he talks with Blake Eskin about how this place inspires his writing, why he's stopped writing poetry, and what it's like living among so many memories and stories.

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