Brenda Wineapple "White Heat" (Knopf) (Rebroadcast)
The reclusive Emily Dickinson sent letters and poems to a Massachusetts writer and abolitionist for more than thirty years. After her death, he played a key role in revealing Dickinsonâ��s poetic genius to the world. The story and legacy of their unlikely and enduring friendship.
is the author of "Genet," "Sister Brother," and "Hawthorne. Her essays appear in many publications, including "The New York Times Book Review" and "The Nation."