This month’s Readers Review panel discusses "The Confessions of Nat Turner," novelist William Styron’s retelling of the life of the man who led the Virginia slave revolt of 1831.

Guests

  • Lou Stovall artist, printmaker and board member of the PEN/Faulkner Awards for Fiction
  • Valerie Babb professor of English at Georgetown University
  • David Ignatius columnist, "The Washington Post;" co-moderator of "PostGlobal" on washingtonpost.com.
  • The Right Reverand Jane Holmes Dixon The Right Reverend Jane Holmes Dixon, retired Episcopal Bishop of Washington, Pro-tempore.

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Barry Meier: “Missing Man”

Tuesday, May 24 2016Nine years ago, former FBI agent Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran while on a mission for the CIA. The story of his secret journey to Iran, the CIA cover-up that followed and efforts to rescue the longest-held U.S. hostage.

The U.S. Expands Ties To Vietnam

Tuesday, May 24 2016President Barack Obama lifts the embargo against U.S. arms sales to Vietnam. We discuss what closer ties between the U.S. and Vietnam mean for trade, leverage on human rights and growing concerns over China's military expansion.