100 years of Sinclair Lewis' 'Babbitt'Play
This year marked 100 years since author Sinclair Lewis penned the influential "Babbitt." A satirical novel about American culture and society, it critiqued the vacuity of middle-class life and the social pressures of the day.
Sally Parry is a literature professor at Illinois State University and founding president of the Sinclair Lewis Society. She joins Here & Now's Scott Tong.
This segment aired on December 27, 2022.