NYT interviews Garry Wills

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The author of “Nixon Agonistes,” “John Wayne’s America,” “Lincoln at Gettysburg,” “Reagan’s America” and, most recently, “Why Priests?” considers Garry Trudeau’s “Doonesbury” “the best political writing of our time.”

What was the best book you read last year?

Peter Brown, “Through the Eye of a Needle.” Puts a stethoscope to the fourth through sixth centuries C.E.

When and where do you like to read? 

Anywhere. Everywhere. In high school, I read in the stands through the school’s football and basketball games....

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