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Author E.L. Doctorow presents his latest novel, inspired by the true story of New York City’s most famous pack rats — the Collyer Brothers.
- E.L. Doctorow novelist. His many honors include a National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, and the National Humanities Medal.
E.L. Doctorow on the writing process.
E.L. Doctorow on finding happiness in writing.
E.L. Doctorow on the difference between historical fiction and biography.
E.L. Doctorow on what he reads
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