Knowledge, and Danger, in Two New Novels Two new novels feature highly educated main characters who discover that too much knowledge is a dangerous thing. Maureen Corrigan reviews The Philosopher's Apprentice, by James Morrow, and The Soul Thief, by Charles Baxter.

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Knowledge, and Danger, in Two New Novels

Knowledge, and Danger, in Two New Novels

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Two new novels feature highly educated main characters who discover that too much knowledge is a dangerous thing. Fresh Air book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews The Philosopher's Apprentice, by James Morrow, and The Soul Thief, by Charles Baxter.

The Philosopher's Apprentice
By James Morrow

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The Soul Thief
By Charles Baxter

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