A Happy Chicken in Lockport, NY

24186681Promoting the September 8th release of her memoir, The Lost Landscape: A Writer’s Coming of Age, the ever-dark Joyce Carol Oates spoke with The Diane Rehm Show’s Susan Page about her…surprisingly light childhood in western New York. Listen to/read the interview here, and learn all about Happy Chicken, the family’s pet (and, early on, the memoir’s featured narrator).

Oh, and of course, Center for the Reader’s got some of the author’s recent fiction, if that’s your bag (and let’s face it—you wouldn’t be here if it weren’t):



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