For our April Readers’ Review: the latest novel by the author of "The Burgess Boys" and the Pulitzer-Prize winning "Olive Kitteridge." It's the story of a woman who escapes a troubled childhood and becomes a writer. A surprise visit from her mother opens a portal to her past and awakens a subtle tenderness between them. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of "My Name Is Lucy Barton."
Writer and artist Art Spiegelman is the Pulitzer-prize-winning author of "MAUS." His wife, Francoise Mouly, is art director of The New Yorker Magazine. Together, they have produced a collection of classic and original children’s stories, illustrated by some of today’s leading comics artists. They join Diane to talk about the role the two of them have played in the evolution of comics, by taking a form of children’s entertainment, turning it into an avant-garde art form, and now returning it to a new generation of young readers.
- Francoise Mouly art director for the New Yorker magazine
- Art Spiegelman illustrator, comic artist, and Pulitzer-Prize winning author of "Maus"
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