Jay Tolson

Jay Tolson is the News Director of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Prague, Czech Republic. From 1999 to 2008, he was a senior writer at U.S News and World Report. He is the editor of the The Correspondence of Shelby Foote and Walker Percy,and the author of Pilgrim in the Ruins: The Life of Walker Percy.


Volume 3

Guests on Volume 3: Andrew Kimbrell, on the bioethical issues discussed in The Human Body Shop; Allan C. Carlson, on From Cottage to Workstation: The Family's Search for Social Harmony in the Industrial Age; Larry Woiwode, on Flannery O'Connor, John Updike, and what fiction is good for; Peter Kreeft, on the reasonableness of faith, the devilishness of deconstructionism, and The Snakebite Letters; Alan Jacobs, on The Children of Men by P. D. James; Thomas Morris, on Blaise Pascal and why people still ask the Big Questions; Jay Tolson, on how Walker Percy's search for authenticity led to his conversion; and John Hodges, on the popularity of Henryck Gorecki's Third Symphony.