On this week’s show, I present my interview with Edwidge Danticat,
and my interview with Koren Zailckas,
plus Samantha Stemler writes about Neil McKenna’s The Secret Life of Oscar Wilde.
The Drunken Odyssey now has a youtube channel.
Here is my video of Edwidge Danticat’s event at Miami Book Fair International:
According to the Kids’ Right to Read Project, 2013 has been a record year for attempts to ban books in libraries in schools. The Diary of Anne Frank, you know, is too pornographic for American children to be exposed to. This was reported in The Guardian.
The Heaven of Animals, the forthcoming collection from friend-of-the-show David James Poissant, is available for pre-order. Please support the launch of his book, which is wonderful reading.