On this week’s show, author Nina Revoyr talks about her new backpacking thriller Lost Canyon, film critic John Powers unearths the forgotten Hollywood novels of Alfred Hayes, LARB senior editor Sarah Mesle drops some knowledge about mansplaining, and National Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera reads a poem by the late Philip Levine.

Featuring Tom Lutz, Laurie Winer, and Seth Greenland. Produced by Jerry Gorin.

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LARB Radio Hour airs every Thursday at 3:30 p.m. on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles.