Leonard Lopate at Large: Caryl Phillips

In his novel “A View of the Empire at Sunset,” about the Dominican-born, British writer Jean Rhys, Caryl Phillips wrote, “there was something terribly illicit about her own waiflike presence in the world.” Though she was the author of revered works like “Wide Sargasso Sea,” Rhys rarely received the literary credit her work deserved during her life or after her death in 1979, which is why she is the subject of the latest installment in our Underread Book Series. 

Leonard Lopate at Large: Caryl Phillips

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