Radio Hour: Clarice Lispector, Harry G. Frankfurt, and “Maybe Connect”

October 29, 2015

On this week’s show, LARB contributing editor Magdalena Edwards talks about the recent revival of acclaimed Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector; Harry G. Frankfurt, professor emeritus of philosophy at Princeton University, joins to talk about his new book On Inequality; and Jedediah Purdy and LARB editor Sarah Mesle join to talk about Purdy’s recent LARB essay “Maybe Connect,” which compares two noteworthy authors of the last year, Elena Ferrante and Ta-Nehisi Coates.


Featuring Tom Lutz, Laurie Winer, and Seth Greenland. Produced by Jerry Gorin.