Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach: book club and discussion.

Somehow, Jennifer Egan’s Beautiful and Satisfying Manhattan Beach Doesn’t Founder on Clichés

Somehow, Jennifer Egan’s Beautiful and Satisfying Manhattan Beach Doesn’t Founder on Clichés

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Nov. 29 2017 7:17 AM

The Audio Book Club Goes to Manhattan Beach

Slate critics discuss Jennifer Egan’s mysterious historical novel, set in World War II–era Brooklyn, about divers and gangsters.

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Visit our Audio Book Club archive page for a complete list of the more than 75 books we’ve discussed over the years. Or you can listen to any of our previous club meetings through our iTunes feed.

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Podcast produced by Benjamin Frisch.