Joe Queenan – Closing Time

    “America is an aspirational society” writes Joe Queenan in a recent column the “Guardian.” He should know as he grew up in the Schuylkill Falls housing project near East Falls in Philadelphia and is now a successful culture critic and author of several books. Queenan’s new book, “Closing Time” is about growing up in working-class Irish American Philadelphia in the 1950s and 1960s. Listen to the mp3

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.