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WORDS ON A WIRE: Randy Fertel

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  Kerouac supposedly wrote "On the Road" on one continuous roll of paper in a period of 3 weeks. The improvisatory nature of the book is legendary. But is there anything truly special about improvisation in prose, poetry, or music? Daniel talks with writer Randy Fertel, who examines the nature of literary improvisation in his book A TASTE FOR CHAOS: The Art of Literary Improvisation.  https://www.facebook.com/randyfertel

Aired May 24, 2015