Updated: Jan 30, 2022
Episode 49. ‘Becoming Mrs. Lewis’ author Patti Callahan
Podcast BelleCurve with Author Patti Callahan
June 9, 2020 lizbeshears
Today we are talking with Patti Callahan, author of Becoming Mrs. Lewis. Patti is a New York Times best-selling author who lives in Birmingham, Alabama. She has written a fabulous novel about the bold, beautiful, and controversial life and loves of Joy Davidman, American divorcee and wife of CS Lewis, author of the Chronicles of Narnia and Screwtape Letters.
In this episode we get Patti’s firsthand take on Joy Davidman, Joy’s spiritual journey, love and passions, controversial choices, and Joy’s role in Lewis’ writing.
History has not always been fair or kind to Joy Davidman, but bold women are often the subject of debate. See if you too are inspired by Joy Davidman and gain insights by hearing from the author, Patti Callahan.
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Patti in Oxford
Behind the Scenes of Becoming Mrs. Lewis
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Writing Joy's Story for Television,
with Producer and Screenwriter Todd Komarnicki
Video Tour Magdalen College, with Patti. The setting in Becoming Mrs. Lewis