Visitor Daniel Nayeri joins Jessica to speak about their shared love for Invoice Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes. Within the dialogue, a idea is posited that as we transfer in the direction of a increasingly more visible tradition (i.e., graphic novels, status tv, YouTube), Calvin & Hobbes marks the ascendancy of that visible medium and the decline of the normal novel.
Info on the Host:
Jessica Hooten Wilson is a Senior Fellow at Trinity Discussion board, the inaugural Visiting Scholar of Liberal Arts at Pepperdine College, and the creator of a number of books, together with The Scandal of Holiness: Renewing Your Creativeness within the Firm of Literary Saints, Studying the Good Life: From the Nice Hearts and Minds that Got here Earlier than, and Giving the Satan his Due: Flannery O’Connor and The Brothers Karamazov.
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Info on Daniel Nayeri:
Daniel was born in Iran and spent some years as a refugee earlier than immigrating to Oklahoma at age eight along with his household. He’s the creator of a number of books for younger readers, together with The whole lot Unhappy is Unfaithful (A True Story), winner of the Michael L. Printz Award, the Christopher Medal, and the Center Jap Ebook Award. He lives within the US along with his spouse and son.
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