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The Road…


To listen to the Slate Audio Book Club on Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, you can download the audio file here, or click here to subscribe to the Slate Audio Book Club feed in iTunes.

This month, Slate‘s Audio Book Club looks at Cormac McCarthy’s best-selling post-apocalyptic road novel, The Road. Is the book a lyrical meditation on existential questions of survival? A gimmicky parenting manual? An exploration of the role of religion in modern life? Meghan O’Rourke, Katie Roiphe, and John Burnham Schwartz discuss these and other questions in the podcast.

John is especially effective as he probes well the McCarthy style and spirit.

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