Listen to/Watch entire show:
American Smooth (Norton)
When her house burned down, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove decided to learn formal ballroom dancing. These new, as yet unpublished, poems explore the intersection of formal dance and an African-American distrust of assimilation.
- Rita Dove: author, 'American Smooth'
An audio copy of an individual broadcast is available for $15.00. Copies of additional broadcasts, ordered at the same time, are $10.00 each. Send request with check (made payable to Bookworm) to: Bookworm c/o KCRW, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405. Or call for a complete catalog. (310) 450-5183.
Transcripts of Bookworm are not available.