The Death of Santini

Few autobiographical novels have accrued as loyal and enthusiastic a following as Conroy's The Great Santini.  This follow-up memoir strips away the pseudonyms and recounts the full and final saga of the writer and his autocratic father.

April 24: "[The HST] lifted a curtain from our view of the universe, changing it so profoundly that no human can look at the stars in the same way..."

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.