Virginia Festival of the Book 2016: Literature: On Reading and Living Our Best Lives

Authors Matt Burriesci (Dead White Guys: A Father, His Daughter, and the Great Books of the Western World), Mark Edmundson (Self and Soul: A Defense of Ideals), and Michael Pearson (Reading Life: On Books, Memory, and Travel) discuss the classics, ideals, and how stories lead us into and through our world.

The three spoke at The UVa Harrison Institute, Small Special Collections on March 18, 2016 as a part of the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book. Following the presentation questions were taken from the audience.

Our thanks to the Virginia Festival of the Book and the Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature and Culture at the University of Virginia for providing this audio.