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Doctorow Wove Fact And Fiction To Imagine America As It Could Be

July 22nd, 2015

Episode 144 of 550 episodes

He didn't care for journalism's austerities, but borrowed liberally from history to craft his books. The late, great novelist was a gentleman who spun untruths, in order to better get at what's true.

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