Bookworm

KCRW, Michael Silverblatt

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Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.
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0:00 | Aug 24th, 2017

In her novel New People, Danzy Senna relishes kicking political correctness to the curb. She believes that irony and humor are more effective than earnestness when writing about race and gender

conroychill recommended:

Michael Silverblatt never ceases to turn me on to a book thru thoughtful interviews and keen insights. this episode features Danzy Senna's "...Show More

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0:00 | Aug 10th, 2017

This show features a dramatic and emotional reading by writer/actor Wallace Shawn of an excerpt from Night Thoughts, his book-length essay.

adam_p recommended:

this conversation and reading exhibit a compassion and perspective in rate supply

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28:28 | Jan 9th

Ben Lerner’s  Leaving the Atocha Station  and  10:04  find their synthesis in  The Topeka School , the third in his Hegelian trilogy.

28:29 | Jan 2nd

In André Aciman’s Find Me, strokes of luck are destiny.

28:27 | Dec 20th, 2019

Again Deborah Eisenberg demonstrates herself as a masterful and electric writer, in her new collection of seven stories,  Your Duck Is My Duck .
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