A Revolutionary Novelist

ABC National Radio, The Book Show (Australia), 1/29/2009, featuring Stewart O’Nan and Blake Bailey:

Sometimes it takes a Hollywood blockbuster to bring an American masterpiece back into print. That’s exactly what happened with Revolutionary Road, the 1961 work of troubled writer Richard Yates. The novel may have been critically acclaimed at the time, but had it not been for this year’s movie adaptation, most of us would never have heard of it.

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