The Thalia Book Club takes a more serious turn this episode when it features National Book Critics Circle Award winner Marilynne Robinson, talking about her new book, Gilead. James Wood of The New Republic acts as emcee and truly raises the level of conversation. Finally, the actor Peter Garrity (Syriana and Inside Man) reads beautifully from the opening pages of Robinson's work. For listeners interested in deep intellectual debates, this is the Thalia Book Club episode not to miss!
And don't miss any of the Thalia Book Club author events.