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February 8, 2016: James Salter

James Salter in 1999.

James Salter (1925-2015) was what’s known as a writer’s writer. Author of several novels, screenplays (including the Robert Redford film Downhill Racer) collections of essays and short fiction and travel works, he came on tour┬áto Berkeley for his memoir, Burning the Days, which discussed his life as an army pilot and as a writer. He was interviewed at KPFA on October 7, 1997 by Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff. Digitized, remastered and re-edited in 2016 by Richard Wolinsky.

 

Re-edited 1997 interview:

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