“McKean’s characters are so palpable…
and we can relate to aspects of their humanity and also their radical behaviors that are just off-kilter from what we might imagine of ourselves and others. And it’s in that slight extreme and unfilteredness that his characters are endeared to us.”
– Suzanne Lang
I very much enjoyed talking to Suzanne Lang from North California Public Radio about Mending What Is Broken. She is a very good reader and her questions were incredibly insightful. Listen to conversation below.
Listen to A Novel Idea
Mending What Is Broken begins at 32 minutes into the recording.
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