'About Alice' Revives a Familiar Character and Life

Alice and Calvin Trillin

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For readers of author Calvin Trillin's work in The New Yorker, and books like Alice Let's Eat, his late wife Alice is a familiar character. Alice Trillin died in 2001. Calvin Trillin has a new book out, and this time it's all about Alice. The title, in fact, is About Alice. Trillin talks with Renee Montagne about the book.

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