We’re Thankful For That Time We Talked to Leif Enger

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About a year ago, Dave and I had the privilege of being joined in-studio by acclaimed novelist Leif Enger while Barnabas was out on a work-related trip.

He declared us really bad friends, and we’re okay with that.

So, today, as we all gear up for Thanksgiving, we’re representing this interview as a special holiday gift to you!

Listen in as we discuss:

  • Leif’s writing process and why it took 10 years for Virgil Wander to be released;
  • Why his latest is his “most Christian but least evangelical” book yet
  • What it means to be a successful writer (and how he handles criticism);
  • How his three books connect with different seasons; and
  • Why book tours actually still matter.

And to add salt to the wound, here’s how we included Barnabas in our group photo.

A few of the books mentioned in this episode:

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Posted by Aaron Armstrong

Aaron is the author of several books for adults and children, as well as multiple documentaries and Bible studies. His latest book, I'm a Christian—Now What?: A Guide to Your New Life with Christ is available now.