Influenced is an interview series featuring authors talking about the works that influenced them.

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Episode XV: "All the things I had thought but had never dared put into words"

Published 6/5/17
In this installment, Meghan O'Gieblyn talks about leaving the church, finding transhumanism, The Brothers Karamazov the Benedict Option, autofiction & more.