Wed, Jul 11, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
The Secret History of PseudonymsDownload audio (MP3)
Why do writers use pen names? For many, it's to conceal their gender. For others, it's an attempt to hide a criminal past. Carmela Ciuraru's book "Nom de Plume" reveals the stories behind some of the most famous pseudonyms in literary history.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Carmela Ciuraru, author of "Nom de Plume: A (Secret) History of Pseudonyms"