A Conversion Story

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October 3 Podcast

Mary Karr, author of the bestselling memoir Lit, talks about her writing life and her conversion to Catholicism.
In this week's podcast Associate Editor Kerry Weber interviews Mary Karr, a poet and author of three memoirs. The most recent of these is the bestselling Lit, which describes her struggle with alcoholism and her eventual conversion to Catholicism. Kerry Weber spoke with Karr from the author's apartment in Manhattan. Read Timothy W. O'Brien's essay on Mary Karr and the Ignatian imagination.

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