Prof. Heather Love interviewed on How To Read podcast

August 30, 2017

Heather Love on Why Description Matters

In the latest episode of How to Read, UPenn's Heather Love (Department of English) discusses why description matters. She covers Claudia Rankine, Tolstoy, Zola, Georg Lukács, Alison Bechdel and some "very sad queer books". To listen to the episode or for more information, go to
From the podcast: "How To Read is a podcast for curious readers of all kinds. Each episode is a short conversation – 15 minutes max – with a different literary scholar. We like academics who can talk like real people!"