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Rachel Kushner: Pick Three

Friday, November 01, 2013

The author of the acclaimed novel "The Flamethrowers" talks about music that shaped the book. 

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Soundcheck

Wizard Of Oz Revisited; Laura Mvula Plays Live; Rachel Kushner's Pick Three

Friday, November 01, 2013

In this episode: In honor of this spring's Oz The Great And Powerful, Soundcheck delves into enduring story of The Wizard of Oz -- and the many songs and adaptations it has inspired with Oz historian John Fricke.

Then, British soul singer Laura Mvula performs songs from her album Sing To The Moon live in the Soundcheck studio.

And, Rachel Kushner, author of the critically-acclaimed novel The Flamethrowers, shares a Pick Three of some of her favorite music. 

 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Rachel Kushner's Novel The Flame Throwers

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Rachel Kushner talks about her novel, The Flame Throwers, the story of a young artist and the worlds she encounters in New York and Rome in the mid-1970s—by turns underground, elite, and dangerous. She falls in with members of the radical movement that overtook Italy in the 1970s.

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