Bob Balaban’s Creature From the Seventh Grade
September 12, 2012
Hour 2: What makes a character work on the page or on the screen and just how important are those traumatic pre-teen years to a writer and actor’s later creativity? We’ll find out this hour with Bob Balaban  who’s appeared in nearly 100 movies – from Midnight Cowboy  to Moonrise Kingdom . He’s also just published “The Creature From the Seventh Grade: Boy or Beast” (Viking, 2012). It’s the first book in a new series of books for middle grade kids.
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URLs in this post:
 Bob Balaban: http://shelf-life.ew.com/2012/07/23/bob-balaban-the-creature-from-the-seventh-grade-exclusive/
 Midnight Cowboy: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064665/
 Moonrise Kingdom: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1748122/
 Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/161026603/KERA_161026603.mp3
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