Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady

Te-Nehisi Coates on the Most Intimate Evil of Enslavement

How does memory create power How do you define freedom and how does the emotional savagery of selling and separating members of a family destroy and define a human being...

The Maris Review

Episode 30: Susan Choi

Susan Choi s first novel The Foreign Student won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction Her second novel American Woman was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Her third novel...

Keen On

Jacobin Editor Bhaskar Sunkara on Capitalism vs. Socialism

Bhaskar Sunkara is an American political writer. He is the founding editor and publisher of Jacobin and publisher of Catalyst: A Journal of Theory and Strategy and Tribune.

Otherppl with Brad Listi

Episode 615 — Abigail Tarttelin

Abigail Tarttelin is the guest Her new novel Dead Girls is available from Rare Bird Books It was the official November pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club This is...

Reading Women

Ep. 79 | 2019 Reading Women Award Winners!

Kendra and Autumn announce the winners of the Reading Women Award You can find the complete show notes and transcript for this episode over on our website Learn More about...

The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan

Chris Stein, Blondie’s Co-founder on Point of View, his Photographs of New York City Through the Eyes of a Punk Rocker

I was just really lucky that I always had this kind of Zelig position of always being at the right place at the right time I went to San Francisco...

Storybound

Ep. 01: Mitch Albom reads an excerpt from "Finding Chika"

Mitch Albom reads an excerpt from his new book Finding Chika Musical compositions by Maiah Wynne amp Aliephant This is episode is brought to you by Powell's Books the world's...

So Many Damn Books

126: Kate Racculia (TUESDAY MOONEY TALKS TO GHOSTS) & Ling Ma's "Severance"

Kate Racculia stops into the Damn Library and she brings lots of laughter We all talk about how her new novel is her Indiana Jones novel and how it's a...

LIC Reading Series

PANEL DISCUSSION: Idra Novey, John Wray, Garnette Cardogan

The panel discussion from the LIC Reading Series event on May featuring Idra Novey Those Who Knew John Wray Godsend and Garnette Cadogan Non-Stop Metropolis A New York City Atlas...

First Draft: A Dialogue on Writing

First Draft - Leslie Jamison

Leslie Jamison writes fiction non-fiction and memoir Her works include The Empathy Exams The Gin Closet The Recovering and Make it Scream Make it Burn She teaches at Columbia University's...

Emergence Magazine Podcast

A Radical Reimagining of the Novel with Richard Powers and Forrest Gander

In this vibrant conversation poet and author Forrest Gander interviews Richard Powers about his acclaimed new novel The Overstory Recorded during a live event co-presented by Emergence Magazine and Point...

Literary Disco

Episode 157: Pale Fire

On this episode the Literary Disco trio discuss Vladimir Nabokov s novel less popular than Lolita but it is nonetheless complicated maintains a rabid fan base and has received a...

House of SpeakEasy

Seriously Entertaining - It's Not You

SpeakEasy s fifth episode highlights stories united by the theme It s Not You Pulitzer Prize winning author and critic Margo Jefferson memoirist George Hodgman and novelist David Ebershoff share...

Beyond the Page: The Best of the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference

Ayad Akhtar: Muslims in America: A Playwright’s Compendium of Characters

No playwright has challenged our perceptions of Muslims in America as boldly and with such dramatic vigor as has AYAD AKHTAR who won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Disgraced...

fiction/non/fiction

5: Live at the Miami Book Fair: Ann and Jeff VanderMeer on Classic Fantasy, Fearsome Ducks, and Dead Astronauts

In this episode taped live at the Miami Book Fair writer Jeff VanderMeer and editor Ann VanderMeer talk to Fiction Non Fiction podcast co-hosts V V Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell...

A Phone Call From Paul

A Conversation with Imani Perry

Imani Perry is the Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University where she also teaches in the Programs in Law and Public Affairs and in Gender and Sexuality...

Criminal Broads

The Jolly One: Jane Toppan

Midnight A hospital ward A young woman writhes in her bed in pain But wait here comes the night nurse Jane Toppan with a cool glass of water promising to...

New Books Network

Great Books: Melissa Schwartzberg on Rousseau's "The Social Contract"

Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains The opening sentence of th century philosopher Jean-Jacques Roussau's The Social Contract poses a central question for all of us...