Archive: May 4, 2008 - May 10, 2008

Five Books With a Moral Purpose

Ron Charles recently reviewed Hillary Jordan's novel Mudbound, which had won the Bellwether Prize for "socially responsible" fiction. Ron didn't much like the book, which for his taste was too preachy and predictable. What turned him off seems to be exactly what turned on Barbara Kingsolver, who established the prize...

By Christian Pelusi | May 8, 2008; 6:34 AM ET | Comments (12)


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