The Bioterrorist Who Loved Mahler

“The Bioterrorist Who Loved Mahler,” a review of Orfeo by Ron Hogan, The Daily Beast, January 25, 2014.

The interweaving obsessions with classical music and genetics recall Powers’s The Gold Bug Variations … [but] Orfeo never feels like a retread of The Gold Bug Variations. The new novel is more densely packed, more intimate—and perhaps, for many readers, more inviting.

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