Andre Dubus III
author, Townies, House of Sand and Fog, and The Garden of Last Days.
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Andre Dubus III, acclaimed author of House of Sand and Fog, discusses the genesis of the wildly popular book and also talks about his newest novel, The Garden of Last Days.
Novelist Andre Dubus III discusses his soul-baring memoir, Townie (2011), which tells the story of his turn to violence as a teenager after his parents' divorce and how he saved himself by becoming a writer. The son of the eminent short-story writer Andre Dubus, he describes life with his mother and siblings in a crime-ridden Massachusetts mill town, his struggle with bullies, and his relationship with his father.