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Brian Hall

After attending Harvard University, Brian Hall bicycled in western and eastern Europe for two years, and wrote his first book about those experiences: Stealing from a Deep Place. His most recently published novel, Fall of Frost, concerns Robert Frost, mainly in the last year of his life, when he went to Russia to speak with Khrushchev, hoping to save the world from nuclear war. The Impossible Country explores the breakup of Yugoslavia. I Should be Extremely Happy in Your Company involves the Lewis and Clark expedition. His Saskiad's richly imaginative twelve-year old narrator lives on a commune in Ithaca, New York--or is it the Ithaca of Odysseus? Madeleine's World is a novelist's version of Piaget and child development. He has published in the New Yorker and the New York Times Magazine. Currently, he lives in Ithaca with his wife (a painter) and two daughters.




Videos

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Reading June 26th, 2008 Windows Media
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Craft Talk June 27th, 2008 Windows Media
QuickTime
Craft Talk June 23rd, 2009 YouTube
Reading
(with Jennifer Brice)
June 23rd, 2009 YouTube