Literature

Writing The City: Jonathan Safran Foer

The novelist talks about his new book and about being here now.

Here I Am jacket cover
Here I Am jacket cover

Jonathan Safran Foer, author of Everything is IlluminatedEating Animals, and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close has just published his first novel in eleven years. Hear his interview with Houston Public Media’s Dacia Clay here. Foer will be in Houston tonight, September 19th, at Wortham Center, as part of the Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series. For more information, go here. Check this website for live streams of some of Inprint’s readings this season.

Many thanks to audio producer Todd Hulslander for his work on this piece. Thanks also to Krupa Parikh and Catherine Lu for their help.

A version of this interview aired on News 88.7’s Houston Matters

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Dacia Clay

Dacia Clay

Host/Producer, Classical Classroom; Web Editor, Arts & Culture

Dacia began her career in public radio as the Audio Librarian for Houston Public Media (then KUHF) in 2009. She earned her Master of Library Science degree from the University of North Texas' School of Library and Information Science, where she focused on special collections (thanks to the sage advice...

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