Essays – Wallace Shawn

For this week’s Books in Motion we bring you a WNYC interview with Wallace Shawn on his book Essays.  Wallace Shawn is ‘hands down’ one of my favorite writers of all time.  Most well known for his cameo appearances in television and film (inconceivable!), Wallace Shawn is, at heart, a playwright.  His book of essays touches on the work he did with Andre Gregory in My Dinner w


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