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Exchange Exemplar: Jonathan Lethem

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It's a New York Mets reference.

No word on whether Jonathan Lethem was among the first people in line for the latest Star Wars movie.  But he was a big fan of the first one (first one made, that is), seeing the 1977 classic 21 times. 

It was part of his escape into fictional characters, a process he continues in his own novels, like Motherless Brooklyn and Dissident Gardens

Lethem visited a few years back to talk about More Alive and Less Lonely, his writing that muses on the workings of the minds of other writers.  We replay the interview here.  
 

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The Jefferson Exchange is Jefferson Public Radio's daily talk show focused on news and interests across our region of Southern Oregon and Northern California. John Baxter is the senior producer, Angela Decker is the producer and Geoffrey Riley hosts the show.