The Audio Book Club

The Audio Book Club Goes to Manhattan Beach

Slate critics discuss Jennifer Egan’s mysterious historical novel, set in World War II–era Brooklyn, about divers and gangsters.

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The December selection is Homer’s The Odyssey, translated by Emily Wilson. Join us!

Visit our Audio Book Club archive page for a complete list of the more than 75 books we’ve discussed over the years. Or you can listen to any of our previous club meetings through our iTunes feed.

See all the pieces in this month’s Slate Book Review.

Podcast produced by Benjamin Frisch.