Barbara Kingsolver discusses her latest novel, Flight Behavior, which takes on one of the most contentious subjects of our time—climate change. In the language of her native Appalachia, Kingsolver unearths the modern complexities of rural existence and dissects the motives behind denial and belief in a precarious world.
Barbara Kingsolver discusses her latest novel, The Lacuna. It moves from the Mexico of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo to the America of Pearl Harbor, FDR, and J. Edgar Hoover. It tells the story of a man pulled between two nations and is a portrait of the artist—and of art itself.
The Lacuna marks Barbara Kingsolver's first novel in nearly a decade. It's an epic tale that spans decades of vivid history from 1930s Mexico City to the McCarthy-era U.S. She peppers the narrative with real historical figures including Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and J. Edgar Hoover. ...
Food in the US typically travels at least 1500 miles from farm to plate. In Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver tells us what happened when her family vowed to eat only home-grown and local food for an entire year.
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On today’s Underreported, we turn our attention to the Midwest, and ask why it gets so little national coverage. Then, former supermodel Paulina Porizkova tells us about her debut novel. And Barbara Kingsolver explains what her family learned by eating only locally-grown food for a year. Plus, Colm Meaney and ...
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