Literature

John Sayles on his new novel, wars, history and research

John Sayles is best known as a cult-director and script doctor, but apparently all that time spent writing and directing his own movies isn't enough for him, as he's also an accomplished novelist. Sayles will be hanging out at the Tattered Cover on Colfax this weekend to answer all your questions about his new book, Moment in the Sun. We had a few questions of our own, considering the book is over 900 pages long, has dozens of characters tossed around and is entwined with enough turn-of-the-century history we needed an encyclopedia open the whole time (which is why we also annotated the interview for you). You can check out a preview of the book for yourself here if it suits your fancy.
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