Richard Powers’ Booker Prize Winner, Bewilderment, has astounded readers everywhere with its emotional complexity and metaphorical depth. Theo and his son, Robin, take us on a journey of grief and growth through a layered and twisting plot. Via an exploration of astrophysics, biology, and neuroscience, Powers leaves no stone unturned in the quest for both emotional and scientific intelligence.
In this podcast, Nico invites Sophia, Juliana, Lauren, Ryan, and Mansfield to be your guide to this page-turner, sharing their unique perspectives and opinions on this heartfelt cli-fi novel. Tune in to hear their reflections on loss, love, and life, including the subtle yet strong connection to Daniels Keyes’ “Flowers for Algernon.” Definite spoiler alert ahead!
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