Francesca Rheannon talks with novelist Valerie Martin about her literary influences, writing about women, and writing historical fiction. Martin lists Flaubert, Albert Camus and Stephen Crane as influences when she was beginning her literary career. It’s an eclectic group that showed her the possibilities and range of writing.
We talk with veteran journalist and commentator Normon Solomon about his memoir, [amazon-product text=”Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America’s Warfare State” type=”text”]0977825345[/amazon-product].
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