Hear author Richard Powers and film critic David Edelstein on this edition of Fresh Air.
Richard Powers talks about his novel The Echo Maker. In the book, a 27-year-old man is in a car accident and emerges from a coma with a rare neurological disorder. He can recall most everything about his life, but he believes his family members and closest friends are imposters. The Echo Maker won the National Book Award for fiction in 2006 and has just been released in paperback. (Original Airdate: 12/12/2006)
Then, David Edelstein reviews director Jason Reitman's new film Juno. [Broadcast Date: December 7, 2007]