Wednesday, October 23, 2013

BOOK - Dissident Gardens

"Novelist Jonathan Lethem offers look at the personal side of American radicalism" PBS Newshour 10/22/2013


SUMMARY:  Set in the mid-20th century, Jonathan Lethem's novel "Dissident Gardens" explores the private lives of American communists and the "radical tradition" that has become part of the fabric of our nation.  Jeffrey Brown talks to the author about his inspiration and the intersection of political ideology and personal experience.

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