Richard Powers' science-inspired literature
Broadcast: Midmorning, 04/14/2010, 10:06 a.m.
Novelist Richard Powers was among the early few to have his genetic makeup mapped. His latest work of fiction asks if there were a gene for happiness, should we rid ourselves of discontent?
- Richard Powers: Author most recently of "Generosity." He won the National Book award for "The Echo Maker."