Richard Powers with Nancy Pearl
“Bioterrorist Bach”—That’s what the media dubs protagonist Peter Els in Orfeo, the latest novel from National Book Award winner Richard Powers (The Echo Maker). Powers joins local librarian extraordinaire Nancy Pearl to discuss his story of a composer who dabbles in microbiology and unexpectedly finds himself on the run from Homeland Security.
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