Jonathan Lethem is a genre agnostic – from sci-fi to detective fiction. He explains to Sarah L’Estrange why he likes books in all their “homely actuality”.
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Jonathan Lethem is the New York Times bestselling author of nine novels, including Dissident Gardens, The Fortress of Solitude and Motherless Brooklyn. A recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, Lethem has published his stories and essays in theNew Yorker, Harper‘s, Rolling Stone, Esquire and the New York Times, among others.
Sarah L'Estrange has worked in arts broadcasting on ABC Radio National for almost 20 years. She currently produces The Book Show, Radio National and has interviewed many wonderful Australian and international authors.