Ep 35: An Exciting Retelling of a Classic Greek Tragedy

Colm Toibin is the bestselling, award-winning author of seven novels, including The Master and Brooklyn. The Irish-born author joins Just the Right Book Podcast to talk about his new novel, House of Names, a retelling of the Greek myth of Clytemnestra, Agamemnon, and their children.

And later in this episode, we hear from Miriam Sontz, CEO of the famous Powell’s Books in Portland Oregon for a special installment of “What’s on the Front Table.”

 

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Books in this episode:

House of Names by Colm Toibin

News of the World by Paulette Jiles

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing

Marie Curie by Lola M. Schaefer, Wyatt Schaefer, Gail Saunders-Smith (Editor)

 

 

 

 

 

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