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VIDEO:  The Question of Nonfiction

VIDEO: The Question of Nonfiction

FROM JAMES FREY TO MIKE DAISEY the issue of truth in nonfiction continues to be a source of angst, perturbation, inquiry, fun, argument, and discussion.  Here a few authors have a quick say, ...

PODCAST #30: Steph Cha, "Follow Her Home"

PODCAST #30: Steph Cha, "Follow Her Home"

Steph Cha is a graduate of Stanford University and Yale Law School. She lives in her native city of Los Angeles, California.  Here, Colin Marshall speaks with Cha about her debut novel Follo...

[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Jo Ann Callis

[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Jo Ann Callis

Many photographers use images to get under the skin of reality and touch the more elusive corners of human experience. For Jo Ann Callis, that more often than not means a carefully constructed zone ...

PODCAST #27: Colin Dickey

PODCAST #27: Colin Dickey

Colin Dickey is the author of Cranioklepty: Grave Robbing and the Search for Genius, and Afterlives of the Saints: Stories from the Ends of Faith. He is the co-editor of Failure! Experiments in Social...

PODCAST:  Philosophical Improvisations

PODCAST: Philosophical Improvisations

Tom Lutz talks with Misha Glouberman and Sheila Heti about their genreless book, The Chairs Are Where The People Go.   [To listen click on the image under Media, below to the left.]...

Nalo Hopkinson at UCR Writers Week 2013 [VIDEO]

Nalo Hopkinson at UCR Writers Week 2013 [VIDEO]

Nalo Hopkinson was born in Jamaica, grew up in Trinidad and Guyana, and settled in Toronto for two decades before taking up a position in Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside. H...

[VIDEO] Austin Kleon, "Show Your Work"

[VIDEO] Austin Kleon, "Show Your Work"

This interview is part of an ongoing LARB A.V. series from this year's LA Times Festival of Books. Go to the LARB A.V. homepage to see more interviews with T.C. Boyle, Daniel Handler, Mona Simpso...