Every week, a cluster of stories comes to define the landscape of news media. These can be stories of international scope or local intimacy, but for their own distinctive reasons, they all offer narratives defined almost in real time.
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Susan Choi's previous novels have pulled from events in the headlines: the Korean War for The Foreign Student; the Patty Hearst kidnapping for American Woman; and the Wen Ho Lee accusations for A Person of Interest. But her latest book, My Education, was inspired by something else — ...
Susan Choi’s new novel, A Person of Interest, is based on elements of the Unabomber and Wen Ho Lee stories. The main character is a bitter math professor at a Midwestern university who becomes a “person of interest” in a mail bombing investigation.
Former Vermont Governor Madeleine Kunin thinks that more women - especially younger women - need to get involved in politics. Also: States of the Union is all about Oklahoma. Susan Choi on her new novel. And on Underreported: East Timor's struggles to establish a working democracy.
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