22. Randall Jarrell - The Animal Family


Novelist, editor and critic Erica Wagner joins the Backlisted team to discuss one of her favourite books - The Animal Family by Randall Jarrell. Revolt Into Style, George Melly's groundbreaking discourse on pop culture, and Exmoor Village, a Mass Observation publication from 1947.

Books Mentioned:

Randall Jarrell - The Animal Family, Fly by Night, The Woman at the Washington Zoo, Randall Jarrell’s Book of Stories, The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner, Pictures From an Institution
Andy Miller - The Year of Reading Dangerously
W. J. Turner - Exmoor Village
George Melly - Revolt Into Style: The Pop Arts in Britain, Rum Bum and Concertina
Richard Hoggart - The Uses of Literacy: Aspects of Working-Class Life
Maurice Sendak - Where the Wild Things Are
Vladimir Nabokov - Pnin
Brian Selznick - The Invention of Hugo Cabret, The Marvels, Wonderstruck
Selma Lanes - The Art of Maurice Sendak
Nikolai Gogol - The Nose

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