Inner City Voices

Guests: Mat Johnson
*Author, Drop (Bloomsbury, 2000)

Kenji Jasper
*Author, Dark (Broadway Books, 2001)

Abraham Rodriguez
*Author, Buddha Book (Picador 2001) , Spidertown(Vintage, 1999) and Boy without a Flag: Tales of the South Bronx (Milkweed, 1999)

In this hour of Talk of the Nation, Juan Williams talks with three young fiction writers of color, one Hispanic and two blacks — they'll talk about their recent books about race and their sense of belonging to a neighborhood. Young writers on growing up in the Bronx, Philly and D.C.

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