For our November Readers' Review: “Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant” by Anne Tyler. As we prepare for holiday gatherings, join Diane and her guests to discuss this master work from the author who has made an art of exploring family love and dysfunction.
He was a civil rights pioneer during school desegregation, a member of the Black Panther Party, a bank robber, and a prisoner serving a life sentence. Evans Hopkins talks about his struggle with rage and how writing led to his redemption.
- Evans Hopkins freelance writer whose works have appeared in "The New Yorker," "The Washington Post," "Slate," "Nerve.com," "The Atlanta Journal-Constitution," "In These Times," and "Southern Exposure," among others.
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