#1665: Lydia Millet “A Children’s Bible” | The Book Show

June 16, 2020 00:27:30
The Book Show
#1665: Lydia Millet “A Children’s Bible” | The Book Show

Show Notes

On this week’s Book Show, Lydia Millet discusses her new book A Children’s Bible. Her novel follows a group of children on a forced vacation with their families. Contemptuous of their parents, who pass their days in a stupor of liquor, drugs, and sex. The children feel neglected, and suffocated at the same time. When […]

Episode Transcript

No transcript available...

Other Episodes


March 30, 2022 00:27:26

#1758 Colm Tóibín "The Magician" | The Book Show

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"] [et_pb_row admin_label="row"] [et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Colm Tóibín's "The Magician" is an intimate portrait of one of the 20th century's most intriguing literary figures, Thomas Mann. [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column] [/et_pb_row] [/et_pb_section] ...



February 23, 2021 00:27:36
Episode Cover

#1701: Kristin Hannah "The Four Winds" | The Book Show

This week, Kristin Hannah discusses her latest book, The Four Winds. The novel is an American epic about love and heroism and hope, set during the Great Depression. Hannah is the number-one bestselling author of The Nightingale and The Great Alone. (more…) ...



May 10, 2022 00:27:26

#1764 Douglas Stuart "Young Mungo | The Book Show

Douglas Stuart’s debut novel "Shuggie Bain" was awarded the 2020 Booker Prize and his new second novel, "Young Mungo" is a portrayal of working-class life and a moving and suspenseful story of the dangerous first love of two young men: Mungo and James - who should be sworn enemies if they’re to be seen as men at all. ...