“‘Flight Behavior’ Weds Issues To A Butterfly Narrative”

This book review by Heather McAlpin for NPR reflects on Barbara Kingsolver’s Flight Behavior, considering its success as both a fictional story and an artifact of sociopolitical and environmental advocacy. Those who have already read Flight Behavior will likely agree with McAlpin’s analysis that the book is “an integration of important issues with engaging narrative that feels organic,” while potential readers will come away with the novel’s main points and biggest strengths.

By Amelia Rodriguez

Amelia Rodriguez is a Writing & Literature major in the College of Creative Studies at UC Santa Barbara. She is also a freelance (copy)writer and editor.

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