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A Journalist Writes "A Lot About the Little Stuff"

Anna Quindlen writes the syndicated column "Life in the 30's," which originates in The New York Times. Her work focuses on the ordinary, everyday aspects of day-to-day life. Her columns are collected in a new book called Living Out Loud. She joins Fresh Air to talk about her career, motherhood, and her controversial column about amniocentesis.


Other segments from the episode on October 4, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 4, 1988: Interview with Anna Quindlen; Commentary on Chuck Willis; Interview with Musa Mayer; Review of Jonathan Spence's novel "The Question of Hu."


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