In this episode of Nation Conversations, Nation writer Eyal Press and editor Roane Carey discuss themes and lessons of Press’s acclaimed new book, Beautiful Souls: Saying No, Breaking Ranks, and Heeding the Voice of Conscience in Dark Times. The book explores situations in which people have made painful and challenging decisions of conscience—and why many others often choose not to.
Listen to the podcast to learn what inspired Press to write this book, lauded by the New York Times as “a hymn to the mystery of disobedience.” To read an adapted excerpt, click here. To read the previous Nation Conversation with Press, click here.
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