Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 10:00 AM

Tracy Kidder on 'The Art of Nonfiction'

Download audio (MP3)

Taylor Keegan/Wikimedia Commons
Tracy Kidder
Taylor Keegan/Wikimedia Commons
Tracy Kidder

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder has long been acknowledged as a master of literary journalism. In previous books, he's written about the development of an early microcomputer, profiled a doctor on a mission to cure disease in developing nations and depicted the day-to-day drama of a family building its first new house. Now, with longtime editor Richard Todd, Kidder reveals the secrets of great storytelling in his new book, "Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction."

Host: Michael Krasny


  • Tracy Kidder, author of "Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction" and other books including "Mountains Beyond Mountains" and "Strength in What Remains"

More info:

Become a KQED sponsor

Audio Archive

Episodes by Date

Calendar is loading...

Be a Part of Forum

Follow us on Twitter

Twitter bird in blue

Stay updated on show topics, relevant articles, and easily submit your questions.