Alice McDermott


Novelist, short-story writer and Richard A. Macksey Professor of the Humanities at Johns Hopkins University; 1998 National Book Award winner for Charming Billy and 2013 National Book Award finalist in Fiction for Someone

Alice McDermott on KCRW

Alice McDermott: Someone

from Bookworm

Alice McDermott: After This

from Bookworm

Alice McDermott: Child of My Heart

from Bookworm

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