Last Minute Book Report: The Sound and the Fury

Emmy-winner and PBS host Faith Salie gives us a full report on Faulkner's classic novel.

Faith Salie The Sound and the Fury

Faith Salie, Emmy-winner, PBS host, Rhodes Scholar, and author of Approval Junkie, knows a lot about an awful lot of things. But one thing show knows nothing about? Faulkner’s The Sound and The Fury. That is, apart from the author’s distant relation to her high school boyfriend. Watch this hilarious smartypants take ten minutes to skim the book and give us her best guess as to what the story is about. Her synopsis includes a character named after toilet paper, Rodney Dangerfield, the fashion crime of crossed suspenders, and a croquet-related concussion.

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FAITH SALIE is an Emmy-winning contributor to CBS News Sunday Morning and a panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! She also hosts the PBS show, Science Goes To The Movies. As a commentator on politics and pop culture, she’s been interviewed by the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Bill O’Reilly, and Anderson Cooper. Faith attended Oxford University on a Rhodes scholarship and now lives in New York City with her husband, two children, and her husband’s dog.

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