Author Ian McEwan on his new novel Nutshell

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Guest: Ian McEwan

Marty talks with author IAN McEWAN about his new novel Nutshell, a murder mystery that’s narrated by a fetus. They’ll talk about how McEwan conceived of the non-traditional storyteller, and how he dreamed up with the first sentence: “So here I am, upside down in a woman.” McEwan is the bestselling author of fifteen previous books, including the novels AtonementThe Comfort of Strangers and Black Dogs, both short-listed for the Booker Prize; Amsterdam, winner of the Booker Prize; and The Child in Time. He has also published the story collections First Love, Last Rites, winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, and In Between the Sheets.

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