Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20070406
The former state poet laureate of New Hampshire, Donald Hall has lived the last 30 years at the farm homestead of his ancestors, after retiring early from academia to devote his life to writing. In this program, Hall and host Angela Elam appear before an audience at the Kansas City Public Library, to talk about his long, illustrious career. He reads from his 2006 book White Apples and the Taste of Stone:Selected Poems 1946-2006.
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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