Bruce Chatwin: with editor and friend Susannah Clapp
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Bruce Chatwin’s first book — In Patagonia — changed our idea of what travel writing could be.

He was a traveler, an art expert whose keen eye for fakes made him a star at Sotheby’s, and to those who knew him, a perpetual house guest and mesmerizing conversationalist.

His friend and editor Susannah Clapp joined me to talk about Chatwin’s unforgettable writing style, and his lifelong obsession with nomads.

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