William Bell, Richard Russo, Jennifer Finney Boylan, & Sylvia Plath

Studio 360

Writing the song “Born Under a Bad Sign” made William Bell a soul legend, but he never recorded it himself — until now. Also, the writers Richard Russo and Jennifer Finney Boylan talk about plot twists in their long friendship. And we ask whether Sylvia Plath’s poetry can ever get out from under the shadow of her suicide.