WAMC Programs - The Book Show
4:00 pm
Tue May 1, 2012

The Book Show #1241 - Shalom Auslander

The new novel from Shalom Auslander includes among its characters, Anne Frank. In Hope: A Tragedy: A Novel, she survived the Holocaust and is discovered hiding in the attic of a house in rural New York State being rented by the book's main character.

Auslander is a best-selling memoirist, short story writer, and regular contributor to the public radio program This American Life. With "Hope: A Tragedy," Auslander says he set out to write a comic novel about genocide.

Music in: "I Hope There's Love" by Dr. Dog

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