June 7, 2020
Lydia Millet's new novel A Children's Bible is the perfect book for a global pandemic set against a backdrop of growing social unrest, and Amanda is the perfect person for her to talk to about it. What are we leaving our children? Amanda and Lydia Millet explore the dark topics that drive her new book in a transformative conversation that will stay with you as we all navigate the uncharted territory of the here and now.
Lydia Millet has written twelve works of fiction. She has won awards from PEN Center USA and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and her books have been longlisted for the National Book Award, shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and named as New York Times Notable Books. Her story collection Love in Infant Monkeys was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. She lives outside Tucson, Arizona.
About the Host
This episode was produced by Andrew Dunn, Beau Friedlander and Amanda Stern. It was edited, mixed and sound-designed by Andrew Dunn who also created Bookable's chill vibe. Our host is Amanda Stern. Beau Friedlander is Bookable's executive producer and editor in chief of Loud Tree Media.
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