Did This Alum Write the Great American Novel? [Podcast]

Philipp Meyer’s second book, The Son, has been called arguably the best American novel of the century so far.

The author, a graduate of UT’s acclaimed Michener Center for Writers, sat down to talk about the multi-generational Texas epic with his mentor, UT professor Don Graham.

 Full podcast: Author Philipp Meyer, MFA ’08, talks to legendary UT English professor Don Graham about his critically acclaimed second novel, The Son.

Excerpt: Meyer reads page one of The Son.

Bonus clip: Meyer and Graham talk Texas mythology.

Bonus clip: Drinking buffalo blood in South Texas.

Bonus clip: Meyer on comparisons to Hemingway.

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