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A Gate at the Stairs

In conversation with Michael Silverblatt, host, KCRW's "Bookworm"
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Episode Summary

In her long-awaited new novel, set after the events of September 2001, Moore brings us up against the heart of racism, the shock of war, and the carelessness perpetrated against others in the name of love.

Participant(s) Bio
Lorrie Moore is the author of the story collections Birds of America, Like Life, and Self-Help, as well as the novels Who Will Run the the Frog Hospital? and Anagrams. She has been the recipient of the Irish Times Prize for International Literature, the PEN/Malamud Award, the O.Henry Award, and a Lannan Foundation Literary fellowship. She is currently a professor at the University of Wisconsin, in Madison.