"It begins with a hanging and I like to say it's all downhill from there." So says Pauline Holdstock of her novel Beyond Measure. This conversation with Bill Richardson begins with a glass of champagne (or two?) and unfolds into a bubbly discussion of the characters who move through Holdstock's novel, a study of race, aesthetics and power amid the debauched art world of 16th Century Italy.
Pauline Holdstock: Live to Air with Bill Richardson
Recorded at the Vancouver International Writers Festival on October 21, 2004