Allegra Goodman: “The Heart of the Jewish Experience”

Novelist Allegra Goodman say entering into the minds of religious people is “a very rich place to be as a writer.” Her new book is called “The Cookbook Collector,” and we spoke with her on September 25, 2010 at the National Book Festival in Washington, DC about writer Chaim Potok, religious poet John Donne, and Jewish characters in her earlier novel “Kaaterskill Falls.” Edited by Fabio Lomelino