Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19991020
Long recognized as a meditative poet with an almost mystical connection to animals and the natural world, Dan Gerber talks about his collection of poetry, Trying to Catch the Horses, which Annie Dillard praises as his most subtle and engaging book so far. He also reads from his re-released short story collection, Grass Fires, and discusses his other passion--race car driving--which he’s now returned to after a 33 year hiatus.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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