FORA.tv Speaker - James Carroll
James Carroll, considered one of the most adept and versatile writers on the American scene today, is the author of ten novels and six works of non-fiction, including the National Book Award-winning An American Requiem, the New York Times bestselling Constantine's Sword (now an acclaimed documentary), and House of War, which won the first PEN-Galbraith Award. He lectures widely, both in the United States and abroad. His most recent book is Practicing Catholic, which Hans Kung calls "brilliantly written, passionate, and vivid." Jim Carroll's op-ed column appears weekly in The Boston Globe, and he is a contributor to The Daily Beast. His forthcoming book is Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World, to be published in 2011.
James Carroll is Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at Suffolk University in Boston, where he lives with his wife, the novelist Alexandra Marshall.
07.04.11 | 01:13:19 min
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