For his latest book, The Whites, novelist Richard Price decided to use a pseudonym: Harry Brandt. (In retrospect he decided that was a bad idea: "It was going to be different from my other books and I wanted to signal that," he told Fresh Air, but by the time he realized it was just "another damn book by me" it was too late to withdraw the pen name.)
So we've decided to ask Price — also the author of The Wanderers, Clockers, Freedomland and Lush Life — three questions about other people using fake names.
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