State of Things
9:48 am
Tue April 3, 2012

The New Republic

Photo By Jerry Bauer

Lionel Shriver’s latest novel “The New Republic” (Harper/2012) tackles terrorism, journalism and the codependent relationship between the two.

Edgar Kellogg is a former lawyer pursuing a passion for journalism to the foreign land of Barba where the dreaded terrorist organization SOB is stationed. Along the way, he finds the story of a lifetime, and almost loses his life. Host Frank Stasio talks with Lionel Shriver about her latest book.

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