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Jonathan Lethem on the late L. J. Davis’s 1971 novel, A Meaningful Life

Jonathan Lethem talks about the late L. J. Davis’s 1971 novel, A Meaningful Life, on the August 24th Underappreciated literature segment of The Leonard Lopate Show. The show airs live on WNYC from noon to 2 pm and can also be heard on a podcast.

Lethem, who grew up a block from Davis and was best friends with Davis’s son, wrote the introduction to the NYRB Classics edition of A Meaningful Life.