A molecular-biologist-turned-Buddhist-monk says altruism is the answer to many of the world's most pressing challenges. Can concern for others help solve wealth inequality, climate change and world hunger?
Ann Packer presents her acclaimed debut novel, The Dive from Clausen’s Pier (Knopf). The title refers to the accident at the center of the story, in which a young man suffers a spinal injury at a picnic one weekend, and his longtime girlfriend is torn over her responsibilities to him and to herself.
- Ann Packer Author of "Songs Without Words" previous novel: "The Dive from Clausen's Pier"
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