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The Life of the Skies: Birding at the End of Nature

In conversation with Louise Steinman, curator of ALOUD
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Episode Summary
Rosen, novelist and New York Times contributor, sets out to explore birdwatching's centrality--historical and literary, spiritual and scientific--to a culture torn between the desire both to conquer and to conserve.

Participant(s) Bio
Jonathan Rosen is the author of The Talmud and The Internet: A Journey between Worlds and the novels Eve's Apple and Joy Comes in the Morning: A Novel. His essays have appeared in The New York Times and The New Yorker. He is the editorial director of Nextbook.