Novelist John Searles and photographer Marion Ettlinger on this edtion of Fresh Air
. John Searles is the author of the best seller Boy Still Missing
. He relates the saga of getting his photograph taken for a book jacket. Marion Ettlinger is a leading portrait photographer specializing in writers. Her photos end up on many book jackets. Over the years her subjects have been Truman Capote, Tom Wolfe, William Styron, Raymond Carver, Joyce Carol Oates, Sue Miller, Sarah Vowell and many more. She is currently working on a book of her author portraits to be released next year. (Broadcast Date: December 12, 2002)
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