- Conversation: A. B. Yehoshua and Leon Wieseltier
Conversation: A. B. Yehoshua and Leon Wieseltier
A. B. Yehoshua and Leon Wieseltier discuss a lifetime in literature, fact in fiction, writing politics, and atonement, a conversation which took place at the 2008 PEN World Voices Festival.
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