NC Bookwatch

Ben Fountain, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Season 1500 Episode 1503 | 26m 46s

North Carolina native Ben Fountain has been honored with many awards for his writing and his book of short stories Brief Encounters with Che Guevara won widespread critical praise, but he has never published a novel –until now. “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” already is being called the next great American novel and he talks to DG Martin about the book and its rich characters.

Aired: 07/20/12

Rating: NR

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