Robert Olen Butler: Hell

THU, OCT 15, 2009 (45:29)

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Robert Olen Butler discusses his new novel, Hell. It’s a romp about good, evil, and free will. The characters include a television news anchorman residing in hell and living with Anne Boleyn, surrounded by a remarkable cast including Shakespeare, Humphrey Bogart, most of the popes, and former US presidents.

+ BIO: Robert Olen Butler

Robert Olen Butler has published 11 novels, including A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, which won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Since 1995, he has written feature-length screenplays and two teleplays. He is the Francis Eppes Distinguished Professor holding the Michael Shaara Chair in Creative Writing at Florida State University. He lives in Capps, Florida, which has a population of one.

Georgia Center for the Book
God, Good, and Evil Series