Eleanor Wachtel in conversation with American writer Russell Banks - described by the New York Times as "the most compassionate fiction writer working today." His new novel, Lost Memory of Skin
explores the marginal and the outsider with grit and humour.
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Music to close the show:
RY COODER : COMPOSER AND PERFORMER
She's Leaving the Bank
WARNER BROS CD 35270 Track 7