Book Discussion with Robert McCrum

Peter Slen interviewed Robert McCrum in London on the state of the publishing industry, the art of evaluating others' writings, and the worldwide… read more

Peter Slen interviewed Robert McCrum in London on the state of the publishing industry, the art of evaluating others' writings, and the worldwide importance of the English language.

Robert McCrum is the author of four non-fiction books: The Story of English; My Year Off: Recovering Life After a Stroke; P. G. Wodehouse: A Life; and Globish: How the English Language Became the World’s Language. close

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  • The story of English
    Robert McCrum, Willam Cran, Robert MacNeil
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  • My Year Off
    ROBERT MCCRUM
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  • Globish: How English Became the World's Language
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Book Discussion with Robert McCrum

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Category:
Interview
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Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Jun 23, 2013 | 6:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 24, 2013 | 2:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jun 23, 2013 | 6:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 24, 2013 | 2:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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