July 16, 2009 Several acclaimed fiction writers penned accounts of personal non-fiction stories for The Washington Post Magazine's Summer Reading series. What was that experience like for them? Host Michel Martin finds out when she speaks with Elizabeth Strout, whose book of short stories Olive Kitteridge won this year's Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. And Ursula Hegi, author of several books, including the best selling Oprah Book Club novel "Stones from the River."
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September 3, 2006 This summer, we've talked to authors, scientists, performers and others to find out what they've been reading, for work and for fun. We also asked our listeners to tell us what books have kept them up through the night, eager to find out how the story ends.
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