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Books to Please, Part One
Aired 4/21/2005

In today’s fast, computerized environment, good books are sometimes forgotten. Not so for Michael Dirda, a lover of literature since his childhood in a working class town in the Midwest. A Pulitzer Prize winning book critic for the Washington Post, Dirda says that there are wonderful books that people from all walks of life can read and enjoy. Today, he will share some of those with us. What is the state of America’s great literature?
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  Michael Dirda
    Author of An Open Book: Coming of Age in the Heartland AND Bound to Please: An Extraordinary One-Volume Literary Education

Originally Aired: 4/21/2005

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