'Beowulf On The Beach' Begs A Second Reading Classic novels like Great Expectations and Anna Karenina may have seemed boring when they were taught in school. But a new book says these classics actually provide plenty of reading pleasure for the adults that revisit them.
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'Beowulf On The Beach' Begs A Second Reading

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'Beowulf On The Beach' Begs A Second Reading

'Beowulf On The Beach' Begs A Second Reading

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Classic novels like Great Expectations and Anna Karenina may have seemed boring when they were taught in school. But a new book says these classics actually provide plenty of reading pleasure for the adults that revisit them.

Host Liane Hansen speaks with writer Jack Murnighan about his book, Beowulf on the Beach.

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