John Cheever was once a giant of American literature. His collection of short stories remains one of the top-sellers of all time. But today, he may be best remembered for a mention in a Seinfeld episode. Diane and Blake Bailey discuss his new biography and the complicated life and legacy of John Cheever.

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  • Blake Bailey Editor of a two volume edition of Cheever's work. He is also the author of 'A Tragic Honesty - The Life and Work of Richard Yates.'

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