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This page covers the author of Love and Struggle: My Life in SDS, the Weather Underground, and Beyond.

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A Reclusive Novelist Reckons With His Legacy '& Sons'
Fresh Air, Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 0am
At the center of David Gilbert's new novel & Sons is a famous and famously reclusive writer in the J.D. Salinger model. It's a book about the writer as author of books, and as the father of sons — sons who don't feel nearly as warmly toward him as readers do. When & Sons begins, the writer, Andrew Newbold Dyer — or A.N. Dyer as he's known to his readers — is nearing 80.

Gilbert says that as he was writing the book, his own father was growing elderly and more vulnerable at the same time Gilbert's son was entering his teen years. The dynamic of fathers and sons was one that he was in the midst of and thus wanted to explore, "in all of its myriad details, and ways, and emotions." (Shortride)… (more)

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