Monday 23 July 2007

On 23 July I talked with Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam about the book he is writing about the Great Books movement. This is the third of a series of conversations in which we follow the progress of the book (The first was on 2 October 2006, the second on 5 March 2007). We expect to talk twice more before the book is published.

In honor of Raymond Chandler's birthday, I then played the beginning of a July 1958 BBC conversation between Chandler and Ian Fleming. This is the only known recording of Chandler's voice. You can hear the full conversation here.

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posted by Eric Tomb and others 5:57 PM

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