This episode features a conversation I had recently with Nathan Hill about his book, The Nix.
In Norwegian folklore, the Nix is a water spirit--the stories of which were used to pass along lessons from generation to generation. In his modern-day novel, The Nix delivers a somewhat modern-day moral.
Here’s our conversation:
If you listened to the Marginalia commentary on-air, this is what you heard:
The Nix by Nathan Hill was published by Knopf.
Editor: LuAnne Stephens
Engineer: Jon Cyphers
Producer: Beth Golay