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Hotel de Dream: A New York Novel

In conversation with Michael Silverblatt, host of KCRW's \"Bookworm\"
Presented in conjunction with KCRW 89.9 FM
Monday, October 22, 2007
Episode Summary
The acclaimed memoirist, author, and biographer of Jean Genet conjures the true-life love affair between author Stephen Crane and the woman known as his wife.

Participant(s) Bio
Edmund White's novels include Fanny: A Fiction, A Boy's Own Story, Farewell Symphony, and A Married Man. He is also the author of a biography of Jean Genet, a study of Proust, The Flâneur: A Stroll through the Paradoxes of Paris, and most recently, his memoir, My Lives. Having lived in Paris for many years, he is now settled in New York, and teaches at Princeton University.

Michael Silverblatt is the host of "Bookworm" the country's premier literary talk-show. As host and guiding spirit of the half-hour radio show, Silverblatt introduces listeners to new and emerging authors along with writers of renown. A New York native, Silverblatt graduated from the State University of New York in Buffalo. He moved to Los Angeles in the mid-1970s where he worked in motion picture public relations and script development. He created "Bookworm" for KCRW-FM in 1989.