At last, having found a new partner “who loves Don DeLillo and the NHL” and a daughter “who needs you to teach her to dive and to laugh at herself” — not to mention two dogs and two horses — “staying home becomes more of an option. Maybe.”
During this week's program, Chérie Newman talks with Pam Houston about her book Contents May Have Shifted, a novel which Houston admits is about 87% true. So why didn't she publish it as a memoir? Newman wants to know. The answer has to do with the public's perception of truth and, of course, publishing industry lawyers.
During this interview, Pam mentions a piece she wrote titled "Corn Maze." Here's a link to that essay: http://www.hungermtn.org/corn-maze/
Find out more about Pam Houston and her books, and listen to the program on the radio or online.
- Thursday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. on Montana Public Radio
- Sunday, April 28 at 3 p.m. on KSJD
- Sunday, April 28 at 6 p.m. on Spokane Public Radio
- On demand audio
- Via the MTPR podcast