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Behind the Scenes of David Grann’s The Old Man and the Gun

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Narrator Mark Deakins takes AudioFile listeners behind the scenes of David Grann’s THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN, a collection of three of Grann’s New Yorker articles. The title story, about a gentleman bank robber and prison escape artist who is still plying his craft in his 70s, inspired a movie of the same name, out now and starring Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek. “I’ve had the pleasure of narrating Mr. Grann’s work on a number of occasions, and I have always found the stories that he recounts to be well worth the time reading or listening.”—Narrator Mark Deakins THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN: And Other Tales of True Crime by David Grann, read by Mark Deakins Random House Audio These three stories of…

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The night I danced with Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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I’ll never forget the night I danced with the late, great Gabriel Garcia Marquez. In 1989, I set off across country to drive to Los Angeles with the idea that I would start my career in the City of Angels. Along the way I stopped in Park City Utah and was lucky enough to be hired as an intern at the Sundance Institute. During the summer the Sundance Institute holds workshops and that year they had slotted in a special workshop with Gabriel Garcia Marquez. What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you   remember it. –Gabriel Garcia Marquez I had the important duty of checking off names when people came…

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