Marilynne Robinson, Jane Smiley, Richard Ford
In a special edition, Matthew Sweet explores depictions of American life and history with authors Marilynne Robinson, Jane Smiley and Richard Ford.
Matthew Sweet looks at depictions of American life and history in a special edition hearing from three American authors: Marilynne Robinson, Jane Smiley and Richard Ford.
Producer Fiona McLean.
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'Lila' by Marilynne Robinson is published by Virago.
'Let me be Frank with you' by Richard Ford is published by Bloomsbury and
'Some Luck' by Jane Smiley is published by Mantle.
American novelist about her writing
On her latest novel Lila and all her Gilead novels
Author of Frank Bascombe novels; the latest Let Me Be Frank With You.
Role Contributor Presenter Matthew Sweet Interviewed Guest Marilynne Robinson Interviewed Guest Jane Smiley Interviewed Guest Richard Ford Producer Fiona McLean