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Lost Classics

Have you ever heard of the novel The Queen's Gambit? What about author Darcy O'Brian? Publishers are rediscovering, and reprinting, great books that never quite became great classics. What great reads do you think should be on every college curiculum? Hear the discussion about lost classics on Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.


Michael Ondaatje
* editor Lost Classics: Books Loved and Lost, Overlooked, Under-read, Unavailable, Stolen, Extinct, or Otherwise Out of Commission
* author, The Conversations: Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film, Running in the Family, The Cinnamon Peeler, The English Patient, Coming Through Slaughter, Anil's Ghost and many other books.

Honor Moore
* author of Darling a collection of poems
* author of The White Blackbird: A Life of the Painter Margarett Sargent by Her Granddaughter

Michael Pollan

*author of The botany of desire

Karen McKinnon
* author of Narcissus Ascending

Anthony Lane
*author of, NOBODY'S PERFECT: Writings From The New Yorker

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