Keeping a Diary One day you're cleaning out your attic and underneath the discarded issues of LIFE magazine and unused camping equipment you find a diary. What should you do? Read it of course, but then what? Join host Neal Conan and guests for a discussion about using diaries to unlock the inner writer inside.

Guests:

Elizabeth Stone
*Professor of English, Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University, New York City.
*Author, A Boy I Once Knew (Algonquin Books, 2002) and Black Sheep and Kissing Cousins: How Our Family Stories Shape Us (Penguin, 1989)

Marcus Rosenbaum
*Author, Heart of a Wife: The Diary of a Southern Jewish Woman (SR Books, 1998)

Alexandra Johnson
*Author, Leaving a Trace: On Keeping a Journal: The Art of Transforming a Life into Stories (Bay Back Books, 2002) and The Hidden Writer (Doubleday, 1997)

Keeping a Diary

Keeping a Diary

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One day you're cleaning out your attic and underneath the discarded issues of LIFE magazine and unused camping equipment you find a diary. What should you do? Read it of course, but then what? Join host Neal Conan and guests for a discussion about using diaries to unlock the inner writer inside.

Guests:

Elizabeth Stone
*Professor of English, Communication and Media Studies, Fordham University, New York City.
*Author, A Boy I Once Knew (Algonquin Books, 2002) and Black Sheep and Kissing Cousins: How Our Family Stories Shape Us (Penguin, 1989)

Marcus Rosenbaum
*Author, Heart of a Wife: The Diary of a Southern Jewish Woman (SR Books, 1998)

Alexandra Johnson
*Author, Leaving a Trace: On Keeping a Journal: The Art of Transforming a Life into Stories (Bay Back Books, 2002) and The Hidden Writer (Doubleday, 1997)