Pulitzer Prize-winning short story writer, Robert Olen Butler follows his recent story collections, Intercourse and Severance, with his novel, Hell.
Kansas City, MO – Making humorous bows to Dante and Virgil, Butler follows a TV newsman on his pursuit of a breaking story about Satan through this underworld inhabited with characters ranging from Henry the VIII's Anne Boleyn to George Bush. He reads from the book and also talks about his views on the creative process, which are included in his non-fiction book, From Where You Dream.
Listen here until September 23, 2009.
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