Susan Coll

Is Anything Funnier Than Politics? with Susan Coll, Grant Ginder and Xochitl Gonzalez
Is Anything Funnier Than Politics? with Susan Coll, Grant Ginder and Xochitl Gonzalez
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Politics are hilarious–when they're fiction, of course! No one knows better than these three novelists. Susan Coll's "Bookish People," Grant Ginder's "Let's Not Do That Again" and Xochitl Gonzalez's "Olga Dies Dreaming" are comedies centered around the chaos that happens when politics and families collide. Join us for a laugh in this program moderated by Roswell Encina.

For transcript and more information, visit https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10575

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