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Dylan Thomas, seen here in 1944, died less than a decade later while on tour in New York City.
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October 27, 2014 Born on Oct. 27, 1914, the Welsh poet died at 39. But his writing lives on, in his readers' memory and in the performances marking his birth today. Also: a forecast of books to come.
September 11, 2014 Also: writing advice from Emma Straub; the legacy of John Updike.
Publicity-shy Japanese author Haruki Murakami arrives to give a public lecture in Kyoto in May 2013.
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September 2, 2014 Also: the man who dug through John Updike's trash; a new biography of Robin Williams.
October 29, 2008 John Updike's new book reunites his witches -- now widows -- back in Eastwick, Rhode Island.
October 29, 2008 More treats than tricks on today's Talk of the Nation -- Political Junkie Ken Rudin's joined by the esteemed Daniel Schorr; two time Pulitzer prize winner John Updike on his new book, The Widows of Eastwick; and Obama supporter Sarah Sewall on the...
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