Can Fiction Help Make Sense of Sept. 11?
Filmmakers and writers are looking at the events of Sept. 11 through the prism of fiction. Some see heroism, others black comedy. A film critic, an author and a poet discuss whether or not art helps make sense of an event that for many remains incomprehensible.
A.O. Scott, film critic for The New York Times
Ken Kalfus, author of A Disorder Peculiar to the Country
C.K. Williams, poet, his book of poetry, The Singing, won the National Book Award for 2003; Repair won the Pulitzer Prize in 2000
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