A READER-SUPPORTED MAGAZINE
Los Angeles Review of Books
Ready to Sing: Angie Estes’s Enchantée
I Am Not a Cheese
Rethinking the Invisible: Philip Ball’s Historical Account
Finding Your Shambolic Magic
Questionable Candor and PTSD
Europe’s Accidental Country
Empathy and the Existential in Mental Illness and Psychotherapy
A Global Poetry for Troubled Times
Yet Another Genre for Jane Smiley
Galloway’s Non-Digital Introduction to Laruelle
Blaming the Internet Is Not the Answer
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Radio Hour: Naomi Hirahara, Critical Theory, and Literary Hub
50 Shades of Libertarian Love
Radio Hour: McSweeney’s Crowdfunding and Tommywood
Mona Simpson, “Middlemarch,” and the Anti-Marriage Plot
Game of Thrones, Season 5: "Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken"
Unpacking the Museum: Renzo Piano’s American Museums and His New Whitney
Mad Men, Season 7: "Person to Person"
The Purist’s Dilemma: Spiritual Pollution in a Modern World
A Torrent of Punk, Techno, and Radical Art
Dancing with Michael Jackson
Radio Hour: Avenging the Armenian Genocide, #TwitterFiction Festival
The Destruction of Art and Antiquities in Our Time
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PODCAST #80: Patricia Wakida
Annabelle Gurwitch’s “I See You Made an Effort” Adapted for Theater
Ten Commandments of Writing
PODCAST #79: Grace Jung
Interview with Iconic Poet Nikki Giovanni
The Long Haul of Love
Interview with Robert Putnam, Author of "Our Kids"
The Hurt Business
Rules and Rituals, Time Capsules and Tap Handles
Writing for Kids and the End Game for the Bernie Gunther Series
The Burden and the Beauty of Loneliness: An Interview with Leslie Parry
Ruby by Cynthia Bond, Selected for Oprah’s Book Club 2.0
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PODCAST #43: Leslie Cockburn, "Baghdad Solitaire"
September 30th, 2013
Host Colin Marshal speaks to journalist and filmmaker LESLIE COCKBURN (
) about her latest novel
and why fiction is best suited for depicting the "wilderness of mirrors" that is a war zone.
PODCAST #42: Gabe Durham, "Fun Camp"
PODCAST #40: Richard Rayner
PODCAST #39: Robert Polito, Tom Healy, Adam Fitzgerald
PODCAST #41: James Greenberg & James Morrison
PODCAST #38: Ken Baumann, "Solip"
PODCAST #33: David Shook, "Our Obsidian Tongues"
PODCAST #32: Jeff Weiss & Evan McGarvey, "2pac vs. Biggie"
PODCAST #31: Marc Maron, "Attempting Normal"
PODCAST #30: Steph Cha, "Follow Her Home"
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