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superheroes.jpgTwilight of the Superheroes (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

The amazing Deborah Eisenberg has written some of the most astute and funny stories about American city life. Today, she reveals the motives behind her most-recent, most-powerful collection. She examines the shift in the American sensibility after 9/11 and tries to describe the new kind of prose it requires.

Read an excerpt from Twilight of the Superheroes.

Twilight of the Superheroes

Deborah Eisenberg

Guest Interview Deborah Eisenberg

Guests:
Deborah Eisenberg, author, 'All around Atlantis'

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Host:
Michael Silverblatt

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