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John Wray on Leonard Lopate

Wray's critically acclaimed new novel Lowboy is about a 16-year-old schizophrenic who has wandered away from the mental hospital into the subway tunnels believing that the world will end within a few hours and that only he can save it.

Duration: 14:18
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Zach Galifianakis in conversation with John WrayZach Galifianakis in conversation with John Wray

Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover, Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis, Bored to Death, Funny or Die, SNL, Youth in Revolt, Up in the Air, Comedians of Comedy) in conversation with John Wray (author of the critically acclaimed Lowboy).

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John Wray on Leonard Lopate

Go inside WNYC's studio and see Wray's interview with Leonard Lopate.

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John Wray reads from Lowboy

Novelist John Wray reads a letter from his title character to his mother, written while Lowboy was spending time in a mental health facilty. Wray read at Spike Hill in Williamsburg on March 12.

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John Wray reading on the L train

Time Out New York posted segments of John Wray's subway reading on March 12.

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Lowboy Rides the Subway

New York City commuters read from the opening pages of Lowboy.

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