A dying 80-year-old man decides he’s going to do his best to stay in control of his last remaining days. First-time novelist Peter Pouncey joins Diane to talk about the inspiration for his story and its exploration of love, loss, memory and war.

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  • Peter Pouncey president emeritus of Amherst College, classics scholar and former dean at Columbia University

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