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Canadian Novelist Robertson Davies.

Writer Robertson Davies. He is one of Canada's pre-eminent novelists, the author of more than two dozen books, among which are the acclaimed novels "Fifth Business," "The Manticore and World of Wonders," which make up the "Deptford Trilogy." Davies latest book, "The Lyre of Orpheus," has just come out in paperback. For many years, Davies was a journalist, editing "The Peterborough Examiner," turning it into one of Canada's finest papers. Critic and economist John Kenneth Galbraith has called Davies "one of the most learned, amusing and otherwise accomplished novelists of our time." (Rebroadcast. Original date 1/23/89, Interview by Sedge Thomson).

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Other segments from the episode on January 8, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 8, 1990: Interview with Robertson Davies; Review of Dick Hyman and Ruby Braff's album "Music from My Fair Lady"; Interview with Eddy L. Harris; Review of the…

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