Author Series: John Edgar Wideman

February 25, 2008

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John Edgar Wideman (Photo by Jean-Christian Bourcart)

John Edgar Wideman, one of America's preeminent authors, reads from his highly anticipated new novel, Fanon. This fascinating story weaves together fiction, biography and memoir to evoke the life and message of Frantz Fanon, the influential author of The Wretched of the Earth.


Recorded Monday, February 25, 2008 at Chicago Public Library.