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'

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?

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.