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David Mamet's "Remembrances" of Being a Young Writer

The essayist, poet and playwright's new book, "Make-Believe Town," is a selection of essays about everything from theater to politics to Judaism. His work has been called opinionated, forceful, original and always surprising. Mamet won a Pulitzer Prize for his play "Glengarry Glen Ross" and has written and directed several motion pictures.


Other segments from the episode on July 11, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 11, 1996: Interview with David Mamet; Review of the television show "Signal to Noise: Life with Television," Interview with Mart Crowley; Commentary on techno music.


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