Barry Levinson is the Academy Award-winning director of such classic American films as Diner, Avalon, Wag the Dog, and Rain Man. He talks with Diane about his debut novel, which is set in his home town of Baltimore, circa 1966.


  • Barry Levinson Screenwriter, producer, and director. His films include Diner, Tin Men, Avalon, Good Morning Vietnam, and Rain Man, for which he was awarded an Oscar for Best Director.

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