English Professor Cheuse Featured on ‘With Good Reason’ Radio Show

Posted: April 6, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Alan Cheuse
Alan Cheuse

Mason English professor Alan Cheuse will be heard on the public radio show “With Good Reason” this week.

Cheuse is featured in a special episode of the program recorded live at the Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, which focuses on the art of historical fiction.

Cheuse, who is a critic for NPR, discusses his recent novel, “To Catch the Lightning,” about Edward Curtis and his documentary photographs of Native Americans in the early 20th century.

Also featured on the show is Mary Doria Russell. She discusses her novel “Dreamers of the Day,” which is set during the 1921 Cairo Peace Conference, where the modern-day Middle Eastern states were mapped into being.

Mason’s WGMU radio station will broadcast the program through its web site on Thursday, April 9, at 8:30 a.m. The show can also be viewed from the With Good Reason web site now through April 9.

A podcast of the program is also available through iTunes.

Audio files of the full program and its companion news feature are posted to the web site at a permanent link.

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