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Writer Edmund White on Gay Culture over the Decades

White's books include an autobiographical novel called, "A Boy's Own Story," and the nonfiction work, "States of Desire: Travels in Gay America." White was recently diagnosed with AIDS, and is working on a biography of Jean Genet.

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Other segments from the episode on November 20, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 20, 1990: Interview with Edmund White; Review of a CD of Artur Schnabel performing Mozart's piano concertos; Interview with Pierre Sauvage; Review of Raymonde…

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