Fresh Air, Jared Harris and James Sallis

  • by Terry Gross
  • Narrated by Terry Gross
  • 1 hrs and 0 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Actor Jared Harris and writer James Sallis on this edition of Fresh Air. The son of actor Richard Harris, Jared has acted in theater and on the big screen. He's appeared in movies like I Shot Andy Warhol, Happiness, Sunday, Smoke, and VH1's Two of Us in which he plays Beatle John Lennon. He talks to us today about his newest movie called Shadow Magic, which is set in China. Harris plays the man that brought the motion picture projector to China. He lives in New York City. Writer Jared Sallis is the author of the new highly anticipated biography of African American writer Chester Himes, probably best known for his mystery writing. He's published several science-fiction stories as well as the Lew Griffin mystery series. Sallis also authored a book on the lives of noir writers last year called Difficult Lives. (Broadcast Date: March 27, 2001)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-27-2001
  • Publisher: WHYY-FM