The Truth of Fiction - Andre Dubus III

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Andre Dubus III, the author of the novels House of Sand and Fog and The Garden of Last Days and the memoir Townie, talks with Ilan Stavans about writing and his latest novel Gone So Long. Winner of numerous awards including a Guggenheim fellowship and two Pushcart prizes, Dubus explains why his favorite word in the English language is compassion and how he keeps humble through staying off social media, exploring other worlds through reading.