Paul Theroux, author of Deep South, talks about the role of the novel, on Nashville Public Television’s, A Word on Words.

Paul Theroux recommends:

Death In Venice by Thomas Mann
Walden by Henry David Thoreau
The Worst Journey In The World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
The Confessions Of Nat Turner by William Styron
The Mosquito Coast by Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux is reading:

The Power And The Glory by Graham Greene
Pudd’nhead Wilson by Mark Twain
Dirty Snow by George Simenon
The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre by B. Traven
Stories by Macy Ward Brown

Special thanks to Humanities Tennessee and Southern Festival of Books.

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