Books Christopher R. Beha Books by Christopher R. Beha Christopher R. Beha has written books about: Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Christopher R. Beha Author Interviews Christopher Beha, On Faith And Its Discontents Fresh Air July 26, 2012 The author's What Happened to Sophie Wilder features a convert to Catholicism and another character who struggles to understand her faith. Beha talks about his Catholic upbringing, irony's place in fiction and literature's therapeutic aspects. Christopher Beha, On Faith And Its Discontents Listen · 31:12 31:12 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/157424289/157428299" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpt: 'The Ecco Anthology Of Contemporary American Short Fiction' December 11, 2008 Being a Spokane Indian, I only pick up Indian hitchhikers. I learned this particular ceremony from my father, a Coeur d'Alene, who always stopped for those twentieth-century aboriginal nomads who refused to believe the salmon were gone. I don't know what they believed in exactly, but they wore hope like a bright shirt.