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book.jpgHonky Tonk Parade: The New Yorker Profiles (Overlook)

The theater critic for The New Yorker explains the autobiographical origins of his profiles. His father was the great clown Bert Lahr--but the cowardly lion tended toward silence at home. John Lahr follows his subjects from stage to living room in order to understand the strange impulse to perform.

Read an excerpt from Honky Tonk Parade.

Guest Interview John Lahr

Guests:
John Lahr, author, 'Honky Tonk Parade'

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Host:
Michael Silverblatt

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