Think Out Loud

Richard Powers: “The Overstory”

By Sage Van Wing (OPB)
Oct. 16, 2019 2:50 p.m.

Broadcast: Monday, Dec. 1

Author Richard Powers won a Pulitzer Prize for his novel, "The Overstory."

Author Richard Powers won a Pulitzer Prize for his novel, "The Overstory."

Dean D. Dixon

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  • The Pulitzer prize-winning novel, “The Overstory,” takes place largely in the forests of the Pacific Northwest. In fact, the trees themselves are almost like characters in book. We’ll listen back to an interview with author Richard Powers discusses his book, his life, and what forests can tell us about humanity.

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