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Watch Laurence Gonzales Talk About Humanity, Literature, and Lucy

July 15th, 2011

Laurence Gonzales’ Lucy is a fascinating novel with a highly unusual—and completely unforgettable—heroine. Smart, quickly-paced, and filled with questions for your reading group to debate, it’s the perfect pick for your midsummer reading list. In our video interview with Laurence Gonzales, he tells us about his inspiration for the novel and discusses some of the trickier issues raised by the book.

On His Inspiration For the Novel:

On the Novel’s Major Themes:

On What it Means to Be Human:

On the Concept of ‘The Stream’:

On Lucy‘s Place in Literature:

Click here to read an excerpt from the book, and click here to download our reading group guide.