Tony Earley

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book.jpgJim the Boy

(Little Brown)

Tony Earley has been hailed as a new American master, and, indeed, he has written a classic rite-of-passage novel. Despite all the excitement, critics have missed the darker shadows Earley finds in the adolescent experience--shadows he penetrates in this interview.

Read an excerpt from Jim the Boy.

Credits

Host:
Michael Silverblatt