A Canticle for Leibowitz (classic science fiction novels: retrospective).

A discussion of “A Canticle for Leibowitz,” the famous science fiction book written by Walter M. Miller Jr. in 1959, with your hosts Matthew Kressel, Lisa Yaszek, and Joseph Reisert, as moderated by David Barr Kirtley.

Published in 1959, A Canticle for Leibowitz was a post-apocalyptic social science fiction work by Miller. The novel takes place over the course of thousands of years in a Catholic monastery in the desert of the southwestern United States after a horrific nuclear war.

Until the world is ready for it again, the Albertian Order of Leibowitz monks safeguard humanity’s last scientific knowledge.

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