Jimmy Breslin: 'I Want to Thank My Brain'

Robert talks to writer Jimmy Breslin about his new autobiographical tale of a 1994 brain operation. Breslin feared he would lose the ability to write as a result — when he didn't, he started work on a book remembering his work and his life, giving God credit for the miracle that saved him. Breslin tells stories from his career - including his lunchtime encounter with Robert Maxwell, the British publisher, who offered Breslin a million dollars to work for him, then wouldn't pick up the check.



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