Presidential candidates today frequently use popular pieces of music as campaign "theme songs" often without approval from the musicians themselves. But using music on the campaign trail is not a modern phenomenon: it goes back to our earliest presidential elections.
The New York Times recently asked prominent writers, critics, and editors to chose the best work of American fiction published in the last 25 years. Diane invites listeners to discuss the winner in this month’s Readers’ Review.
- Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- Marie Arana editor of the Washington Post Book World and author of "An American Chica."
- Lisa Page freelance writer who teaches creative writing at George Washington University.
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