[DWJ] Interview with DWJ's son

Jenny Schwartzberg schwartzbergj at newberry.org
Wed Jul 6 11:15:10 EDT 2011

If anyone has a transcript, I'd love a copy, please?

Frustrated here in hot Chicago,


Charlie Butler wrote:
> Colin Burrow can be heard talking about his mother and her work on BBC Radio
> 3's *Night Waves* programme, here:
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/b0128n0d.
> It's an interesting piece - and confirms something I'd like suspected about
> the reality behind *Fire and Hemlock*, as well as something else that hadn't
> occurred to me...
> I do want to protest on behalf of DWJ's obituarists, though! I can't find
> any examples of obituaries that claim Tolkien and Lewis were the main
> influences on her work - which he says most do - or that stress her role in
> making straight the way of J. K. Rowling (even if a subeditor put a very
> silly headline to that effect above my piece for the *Independent*).
> Charlie

Jenny Schwartzberg
Gift Specialist
The Newberry Library
60 W. Walton Street
Chicago, IL  60610
schwartzbergj at newberry.org

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