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Novelist R. S. Jones.

Novelist R.S. Jones. His first novel, Force of Gravity was published in 1991. One reviewer called it, "a moving, acutely intelligent story about going insane." He's just published his second novel, Walking on Air (Houghton Mifflin) about a man who is dying of AIDS. A reviewer for The New York Times writes, "The novel's power resides in its almost total refusal to do anything but starkly describe this process, to trace the effects of the disease on this suffering man and his two friends. It rings true from start to finish."

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Other segments from the episode on December 19, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 19, 1995: Interview with Harrison Ford; Interview with R. S. Jones; Review of the album "American Folk Blues Festival, '62 to '65."

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