John Sayles: A Moment in the Sun

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bw110707book.jpgA Moment in the Sun (McSweeney's Press) is a vast pageant of American history — nearly a thousand energetically written pages. John Sayles on how a writer gathers knowledge, the language, the unusual perspectives and the humanity to illuminate the whole arc of our history.

Read an excerpt from A Moment in the Sun.

 
Banner image: Larry Hirshowitz
Credits

Host:
Michael Silverblatt

Producer:
Connie Alvarez