Readers Review: "Charming Billy" by Alice McDermott
For St. Patrick's Day, the March Readers' Review panel discusses Alice McDermott's National Book Award-winning novel. It's the story of an Irish-American man whose life is changed by the loss of the woman he loves, who returns to Ireland.
poet; director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University, Board Chair of the Institute for Policy Study. And author of the forthcoming book "On Saturdays I Santana With You."
author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
author of "The Chester Chronicles"
professor emeritus of literature, American University