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The Leonard Lopate Show

Guest Picks: Marisha Pessl

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Marisha Pessl was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about her most recent novel, Night Film. She also told us what she's been reading and about her favorite comfort food.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Marisha Pessl's Night Film

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Marisha Pessl talks about her new novel, Night Film, a suspenseful literary thriller. A beautiful young woman is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan. Her death is ruled a suicide, but investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise.

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Studio 360

Pessl, Playscripts, Christenberry

Friday, September 01, 2006

Kurt Andersen talks with Marisha Pessl about why her debut novel Special Topics in Calamity Physics is worth all the hype. Singer Vashti Bunyan tells us why she took a 30 year retreat from the music business. And the artist William Christenberry tells Kurt why he photographs the slowly morphing landscape of rural Alabama year after year.

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Studio 360

Marisha Pessl

Friday, September 01, 2006

This summer, the literary world experienced a-star-is-born moment when 28-year old novelist Marisha Pessl's debut Special Topics in Calamity Physics received rave reviews and flew up the New York Times Best-Seller list. Kurt Andersen talks with Pessl about the inspiration behind her teenage heroine Blue Van Meer ...

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