New York Times Bestselling author Meg Wolitzer reads from her most recent novel, The Female Persuasion, and discusses its themes of feminism and the tendency to idealize our mentors. Her work has long centered on the experiences of women, with three of her books having been adapted for film, including The Wife. Wolitzer reflects on her career, and her mother–novelist and poet Hilma Wolitzer, in a conversation with KCUR’s Anne Kniggendorf.
Combat & Classics Podcast #16 through the Partially Examined Life
Brian Wilson interviews St. John’s College alum and U.S. Navy veteran Anne Kniggendorf. They have an engaging discussion about the relationship between liberal arts and the military.
Combat & Classics Podcast # 24 through the Partially Examined Life: Discussion of Hemingway’s “The Hills Like White Elephants”
How do human beings confront a crisis? Anne Kniggendorf and Matt Young, author of Eat the Apple, join Brian Wilson for a conversation about Ernest Hemingway’s short story “Hills Like White Elephants.”
Combat & Classics Podcast #36: Discussion of Flaubert’s Madame Bovary
Brian Wilson, Ashley Johnson (https://www.writethinkdream.com/) and Anne Kniggendorf discuss the 19th century classic, Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert.
This podcast include a reading of my article about J.R. Brinkley by Jason Klamm.