Wed, Jun 4, 2008 -- 10:00 AM
Underground AmericaDownload audio (MP3)
"Underground America: Narratives of Undocumented Lives" features the oral histories of undocumented workers in the U.S. We talk to the editors of the new collection.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Dave Eggers, author of "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius" and "What is the What" among other books, editor of McSweeney's, co-editor of the Voice of Witness series and co-founder of 826 National, a network of nonprofit writing and tutoring centers for young people
- Peter Orner, editor of "Underground America" and author of the novel "The Second Coming of Mavala Shikongo," a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize
- Sasha Khokha, Central Valley bureau chief for KQED Public Radio