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In this hour, cultural critic David Shields wants to change the way we think about art. His manifesto is called Reality Hunger. He talks about it with Steve Paulson, making a case for spontaneity and artistic risk.

Next, esteemed British novelist Ian McEwan reads from his latest book, Solar, and talks about it with Jim Fleming. The story is a comic tale about a Nobel Prize winning egotist physicist and climate change.

Then, Harriet Reisen has written a biography called Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women. Reisen tells Anne Strainchamps that Alcott loved to anonymously write racy thrillers and organized women's political activity decades before suffrage was won.

Finally, Patti Smith was born in South Jersey. She grew up determined to become an artist. She's just released a memoir, called Just Kids. Steve Paulson talks with her about her early days in New York, her success as a rock star and a poet, and her relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. [Broadcast Date: April 27, 2011]

GENRE
Kunst en amusement
VERTELLER
JF
Jim Fleming
DUUR
00:52
u. min.
UITGEGEVEN
2011
16 maart
UITGEVER
Wisconsin Public Radio (To the Best of Our Knowledge)
GEPRESENTEERD DOOR
Audible.com
TAAL
EN
Engels
GROOTTE
42.7
MB