Books
10:57 am
Thu March 27, 2008

New Letters on the Air: Sara Paretsky

Novelist Sara Paretsky is famous for her stories about the female private investigator, V. I. Warshawski. She usually sets these stories in Chicago, where the author has lived for the last 40 years. But Paretsky's 2008 novel, Bleeding Kansas, is very different from her others.

Kansas City, MO – In Bleeding Kansas, there's no Warshawski, no Windy City, and it incorporates a century of history in the stomping grounds of Sara Paretsky's youth, as you'll discover in this conversation with New Letters on the Air host, Angela Elam.

To hear an extended interview with Parestsky, where she also talks about her essay book, Writing in an Age of Silence, a finalist for the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award, To hear more of this interview, visit the New Letters on the Air website.

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