Wed, Apr 6, 2011 -- 10:00 AM
Joyce Carol OatesDownload audio (MP3)
Joyce Carol Oates joins us in the studio to discuss her latest book, "A Widow's Story." This memoir from Oates describing her shock and grief following the sudden death of her husband, Raymond Smith, provides a rare window into the emotional and mental landscape of one of America's most acclaimed and prolific writers.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Joyce Carol Oates, professor in the humanities with the Program in Creative Writing at Princeton University and author of numerous works, including "Them," for which she won a National Book Award in 1969, and "Blonde" which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 2000
- About "A Widow's Story: A Memoir" : at Amazon.com
- About Joyce Carol Oates' April 29th reading at UC Berkeley's Doe Library : at Berkeley.edu