Booker 2021: Richard Powers' Bewilderment pleads for the earth

Richard Powers returns to the Booker shortlist with his 13th novel, Bewilderment.
Richard Powers returns to the Booker shortlist with his 13th novel, Bewilderment.PHOTOS: DEAN D. DIXON, HUTCHINSON

By Richard Powers
Hutchinson/Paperback/278 pages/$30.94/Available here
4 out of 5

Acclaimed eco-fiction author Richard Powers, 64, has won praise for his ability to alchemise urgent science and environment issues into narratives that are accessible to the common everyday reader.

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