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October 22, 2005

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August's Heroes

Stephen Dubner has posted a previously unpublished interview with August Wilson on his Freakonomics blog, in which the playwright talks about the men he admired growing up. It’s funny — so many of the men Wilson identified with were fighters — Sonny Liston, Charley Burley, Malcolm X — but so much of this interview is about acceptance.

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Posted October 22, 2005 at 11:16 | Comments (0) | Permasnark
File under: Books, Writing & Such, Briefly Noted
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