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Power Tales: Thomas Mallon (2016)

Power Tales: Thomas Mallon (2016)

Fresh from Washington D.C., literary critic, essayist and historical novelist Thomas Mallon gives the skinny on the capital. Sometimes compared to Gore Vidal – who he used to edit at GQ – his novels navigate 20th century USpolitics and display crisp wit as well as finely-grained historical context. Mallon’s latest Finale: A Novel of the Reagan Years has received glowing reviews. Tim Wilson grills the author on the process of massaging facts into a fictional collage, and the 2016 battle for control of the White House.

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