Jennifer Egan: There’s No Way Out From the Collective Consciousness

In this episode of Beyond the Page, John Burnham Schwartz talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan about her novel The Candy House—a sequel, of sorts, to 2010’s A Visit From the Goon Squad—which riffs brilliantly on memory, authenticity, and the allure of new technology, and about what she learned about fiction writing from her son’s love of baseball statistics.