American Writers (One Hundred Pages at a Time)

Episode 515: Sinclair Lewis: Babbitt (1)

May 9, 2022

In this episode we jump into BABBITT by Sinclair Lewis. Most of the first third of this novel is devoted to introducing the character of the ultimate conformist George Babbitt and the town that is the root of his identity (although it could be almost any town in America), Zenith.