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

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28:27 | Apr 2nd

Harry Dodge’s  My Meteorite: Or, Without the Random There Can Be No New Thing  shifts its scale from the cosmos to viruses.

28:28 | Mar 26th

Recollections of My Nonexistence is a personal, cultural, political, and journalistic hybrid narrative about the formative years in the life of Rebecca Solnit.

28:28 | Mar 19th

Stephen Wright’s  Processed Cheese  finds hilarity in the tragedy of contemporary life.
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