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Author Doris Grumbach on Filling the Silences of "Solitude"

Grumbach has written a second memoir, which picks up where her first, "Coming into the End Zone," left off. "Fifty Days of Solitude" chronicles her life in Maine, her travels, and coming to terms with mortality. Grumbach is a book reviewer for National Public Radio, and was literary editor for "The New Republic.

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Other segments from the episode on October 13, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 13, 1994: Interview with Fred Halliday; Interview with Doris Grumbach; Review of Liz Phair's album "Whip-Smart."

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