The National Catholic Review

Getting to Know Thoreau

May 6 2009 - 12:00am | America Podcasts
May 18 Podcast
Robert Sullivan, author of The Meadowlands and How Not To Get Rich and a frequent contributor to the New Yorker and Vogue, talks about rats, swamps and his new book, The Thoreau You Don't Know. Inspired by the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins and the theology of Karl Rahner, Sullivan's writings seek out the divine spark in even the most repellent of God's creations.