E.O. Wilson, Jennifer Egan

A Visit from the Goon Squad

E.O. Wilson, Jennifer Egan

Talk: A Visit from the Goon Squad

Jennifer Egan won the Pulitzer Prize in 2011 for "A Visit from the Goon Squad," a novel of linked stories about two principal characters: Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive; and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs, moving from the 1970s to the near future, from New York and San Francisco to Naples and Africa. Here she joins Authors@Google in Cambridge to discuss the novel.

E.O. Wilson

Edward Osborne Wilson, usually cited as E. O. Wilson, is an American biologist, researcher, theorist, naturalist and author.

Jennifer Egan

Jennifer Egan is an American novelist and short story writer who lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Egan's novel A Visit from the Goon Squad won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction.

A Visit from the Goon Squad

With music pulsing on every page, A Visit from the Goon Squad is a startling, exhilarating novel of self-destruction and redemption.

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