Memoirist, composition theorist, and educator Jonathan Alexander joins hosts Eric Newman and Kate Wolf to talk about his new critical memoir Creep: a Life, a Theory, an Apology. With wit and sharpness, Alexander walks us through the definitional morass that informs our cultural accounts of the “creep” in a wide ranging discussion that shuttles from the Deep South to Hollywood to the White House. Also, author Janet Fitch return to recommend Sergei Dovlatov’s The Suitcase: A Novel.
Queer Memoir Part One: Feeling Creepy with Jonathan Alexander
By LARB AV - January 12, 2018