Readers' Review: "A Prayer for Owen Meany" by John Irving

Readers' Review: "A Prayer for Owen Meany" by John Irving

The January Reader's Review panel discusses John Irving's touching and comic novel about a very unusual little boy who believes he has a mission to serve in life.

The January Reader's Review panel discusses John Irving's touching and comic novel about a very unusual little boy who believes he has a mission to serve in life.

Guests

The Right Reverand Jane Holmes Dixon

The Right Reverend Jane Holmes Dixon, retired Episcopal Bishop of Washington, Pro-tempore.

E. Ethelbert Miller

poet; director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University, Board Chair of the Institute for Policy Study. And author of the forthcoming book "On Saturdays I Santana With You."

Jackson Bryer

professor emeritus of English at the University of Maryland and co-editor of "Dear Scott, Dear Zelda" (St. Martin's Press)

Leslie Maitland

former New York Times reporter.

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