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Award-winning actor, playwright, and author Eric Bogosian might be best known for his TV roles (Law & Order: Criminal Intent), his award-winning plays (Talk Radio; subUrbia) or his seminal one-man performances (Drinking in America; Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll) but he continues to write fiction "on the side". Perforated Heart, his third novel, features the wildly narcissistic Richard Morris, an aging, embittered writer whose stellar career is sputtering. Morris stumbles upon a cache of decades-old diaries from his early years in rollicking 1970's Manhattan, which provides a fascinating counterpoint to the present day, and also parallels Eric Bogosian's own experiences from that drug-infused, sexually-capricious, avant-garde-establishing era. Which he discusses in this interview. Quite openly!