Vampires Are Us
For most of her life, NPR correspondent Margot Adler didn’t give much thought to vampires. She’d read a couple books and seen a couple movies. But it wasn’t until her husband was diagnosed with terminal cancer that Adler became obsessed with vampires. Adler has now read hundreds of vampire novels and is regarded as something of an expert on the subject. She joins us Wednesday to explain how vampires reflect our human struggles with love, sex, power, morality, time, and of course, death.
Margot Adler has been a correspondent for NPR for more than three decades. Her reports air on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition. She is the author of Drawing Down the Moon and Heretic's Heart, a 1960's memoir. Her new book is called Vampires Are Us: Understanding Our Love Affair with the Immortal Dark Side [Amazon|Indiebound].