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photoThis summer a number of first time novelists are enjoying great success... Jonathan Saffron Foer, Steven Carter and Alice Sebold to name a few.

Tonight we talk about who this new class of authors are, what they're writing about and which of these premiere books are the buzz of the beach blankets.

Guests:

Carol Horn, Vice President and Senior buyer at the Harvard Bookstore

Jonathan Safron Foer, Author of "Everything is Illuminated"

Carl Lennertz, Publisher Program director at Book Sense and former Marketing Vice President for Randomhouse books.

This program aired on August 14, 2002.

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