A Large & Startling Figure
The Harry Crews Online Bibliography
Interview with Harry Crews.
Columbia MO: American Audio Prose Library, 1982.
Audio: 60 mins.
Recording of the above interview, conducted in Gainesville in February of 1982. Crews discusses his autobiography A Childhood.
American Audio Prose Library audio cassette available from Amazon Books (paid link)
Harry Crews Reads A Childhood: The Biography of a Place (excerpts)
American Audio Prose Library, 1982.
Audio cassette: 41 mins.
Includes a brief introduction to Crews and his work, followed by Crews reading from selected episodes of his autobiography. Crews has said that hearing Dylan Thomas read poetry makes you want to break your teeth. That sentiment equally applies to Crews.
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Harry Crews On Writing And Feeling Like A 'Freak'
Gross, Terry, host.
[Radio]. "Fresh Air" [WHYY Philadelphia], 1988 May 23.
Audio: 10:23 mins.
Crews interviewed by Terry Gross after publication in 1988 of The Knockout Artist. National Public Radio republished the interview on March 30, 2012, after his death.