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Audio Interview with Jonathan Raban

Jonathan Raban talks with Don during this 1985 interview about his friendship with the poet Robert Lowell, his opinion on the British culture, his love of sailing and why he became tired of writing travel narratives. They also discuss details of his book, Foreign Land. Raban is also the author of Coasting, Hunting Mr. Heartbreak, and Waxwings. He has won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Heinemann Award for Literature, among others.

Listen to the Jonathan Raban interview with Don Swaim, October 29, 1985
(45 min. 39 sec.)

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For many years most of the best writers of the English language found their way to Don Swaim's CBS Radio studio in New York. Wired for Books is proud to webcast these interviews in RealAudio.

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