Slate's Audio Book Club

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Slate's Audio Book Club: "The Emperor's Children" by Claire Messud

December 27th, 2006

Episode 6 of 118 episodes

Slate's Audio Book Club. Critics Stephen Metcalf, Meghan O'Rourke, and Katie Roiphe discuss the novel The Emperor's Children by Claire Messud. We recommend, but don't insist, that you read the book before listening to this audio program.