Virginia Heffernan & Howard Rodman

Virginia Heffernan & Howard Rodman

Leading cultural critic and author Virginia Heffernan holds a conversation with writer Howard Rodman, whose new novel The Great Eastern pits two great antiheroes of 19th-century literature, Captain Nemo and Captain Ahab, against each other in “a historical phantasmagoria and ripping adventure” (Jonathan Lethem). Rodman is a screenwriting professor at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts and an artistic director of the Sundance Screenwriting Labs.

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