Bob Balaban’s Creature From the Seventh Grade

February 19, 2013

Hour 2:           From the Think Archive – 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? Last September we talked with Bob Balaban [1] who’s appeared in nearly 100 movies – from Midnight Cowboy [2] to Moonrise Kingdom [3]. His new book is “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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[1] Bob Balaban: http://shelf-life.ew.com/2012/07/23/bob-balaban-the-creature-from-the-seventh-grade-exclusive/

[2] Midnight Cowboy: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064665/

[3] Moonrise Kingdom: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1748122/

[4] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/161026603/KERA_161026603.mp3

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