William Souder on the Life and Work of John Steinbeck
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew is joined by William Souder, the author of Mad at the World: A Life of John Steinbeck, to discuss the life of America’s most celebrated novelist of the Great Depression, John Steinbeck.
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William Souder is an award-winning journalist and is the author of three books: Under a Wild Sky: John James Audubon and the Making of The Birds of America, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, A Plague of Frogs (Hyperion, 2000), which follows the investigation of outbreaks of deformed frogs across North America, and On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson (Crown, 2012), which was published on the 50th anniversary of Carson’s Silent Spring and was a New York Times notable book of 2012. He lives in Grant, Minnesota.