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'The Recipe for Revolution' by Carolyn Chute


Carolyn Chute joins us on the day her new novel, "The Recipe for Revolution," is published.

Chute is the author of "The Beans of Egypt, Maine," "Letourneau’s Used Auto Parts," "Snow Man," "Merry Men" and "The School on Heart’s Content Road," a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.

Chute has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Thornton Wilder Fellowship and is the winner of the PEN New England Award for Literary Excellence in Fiction.


Jonathan was born in Monsey, New York. A field trip to Washington, DC when he was in 7th grade started him on his circuitous path to a career in public radio. The trip inspired a love of politics and led to his desire to one day call DC home. After graduating from Grinnell College, he worked on a couple of campaigns in Iowa (presidential and congressional) and moved to Washington, DC.