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Joyce Carol Oates on Widowhood


Prolific author and Princeton professor Joyce Carol Oates recently appeared on the PBS NewsHour to speak with Jeffrey Brown about her new memoir, The Widow's Story (Ecco), in which she writes about her experience following the death of her husband three years ago. In this clip she discusses what she calls widowhood's "world of absurdity."

Roger Rosenblatt's Four Reasons to Write


In this recent interview with Jeffrey Brown on the PBS NewsHour, author, essayist, and longtime professor Roger Rosenblatt discusses his book Unless It Moves the Human Heart: The Craft and Art of Writing, published last month by Ecco.

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Favored to Win the Nobel Prize


The Guardian reports that Kenyan author Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o has become a favorite for the Nobel Prize in literature, which will be announced later this week. In this Granta interview, the author discusses his early life and his latest book, Dreams in a Time of War: A Childhood Memoir, published this year.


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