Life and Idealism: 'The Last of Her Kind' The latest novel from Sigrid Nunez, The Last of Her Kind, tracks a woman's life from her college days in the late 1960s to the present. As she describes her own life, the narrator, Georgette, also details the legacy of fierce idealism — and violence.
NPR logo

Life and Idealism: 'The Last of Her Kind'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5151490/5151491" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Life and Idealism: 'The Last of Her Kind'

Review

Book Reviews

Life and Idealism: 'The Last of Her Kind'

Life and Idealism: 'The Last of Her Kind'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5151490/5151491" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The latest novel from Sigrid Nunez, The Last of Her Kind, tracks a woman's life from her college days in the late 1960s to the present. As she describes her own life, the narrator, Georgette, also details the legacy of fierce idealism — and violence.

Books Featured In This Story

The Last of Her Kind

by Sigrid Nunez

Hardcover, 375 pages |

purchase

Buy Featured Book

Title
The Last of Her Kind
Author
Sigrid Nunez

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?