In the next episode of This Writing Life, James Kidd talks to the extraordinary American novelist Tom Drury, author of The End of Vandalism, Hunts in Dreams, Pacific and The Driftless Area, among others. ----more----
In this trailer for our two-part conversation, mainly about the British re-release of The End of Vandalism Drury discusses his love of music. Having stumbled over Druryish, Druryean - Druryesque, we move from Led Zeppelin to Roxy Music. Brian Eno's hair makes a feeling appearance (what else is new) as Drury considers how music transports the imagination.
To read my own review of The End of Vandalism in The Independent, click this.