About a year ago, Dave and I had the privilege of being joined in-studio by acclaimed novelist Leif Enger while Barnabas was out on a work-related trip.
He declared us really bad friends, and we’re okay with that.
So, today, as we all gear up for Thanksgiving, we’re representing this interview as a special holiday gift to you!
Listen in as we discuss:
- Leif’s writing process and why it took 10 years for Virgil Wander to be released;
- Why his latest is his “most Christian but least evangelical” book yet
- What it means to be a successful writer (and how he handles criticism);
- How his three books connect with different seasons; and
- Why book tours actually still matter.
And to add salt to the wound, here’s how we included Barnabas in our group photo.
A few of the books mentioned in this episode:
- The Book of Delights by Ross Gay
- The Overstory by Richard Powers
- 1984 by George Orwell
- The Plot Against America by Philip Roth
- Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
As always, be sure to grab a few bags of the Table of (mal)Contents blend by our friends at Lagares Coffee Roasters. Also, don’t forget to grab a copy of Aaron’s ebook from The Gospel Project, Jesus Saves Christmas, here.
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