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The Overstory, by Richard Powers. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The Overstory, by Richard Powers. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
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Author Richard Powers was inspired to become a writer while taking in an exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts.  His new book, "The Overstory," is an epic novel that reimagines our living world and explores humanity's place in it.

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Richard Powers, winner of the National Book Award for his 2006 book, "The Echo Maker," and a MacArthur Fellow. His new novel is The Overstory."

This segment aired on April 20, 2018.

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