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PODCAST #43: Leslie Cockburn, "Baghdad Solitaire"

PODCAST #43: Leslie Cockburn, "Baghdad Solitaire"

Host Colin Marshal speaks to journalist and filmmaker LESLIE COCKBURN (American Casino, The Peacemaker) about her latest novel Baghdad Solitaire and why fiction is best suited for depicting the "...

PODCAST #63: Geoff Dyer

PODCAST #63: Geoff Dyer

COLIN MARSHALL TALKS with Geoff Dyer, author of books all across the spectrum between fiction and non-fiction on such subjects as jazz, photography, travel, World War I, and Andrei Tarkovsky's fil...

[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Murray Garrett

[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Murray Garrett

The celebrity culture in which we now swim, some would say drown, has accelerated far beyond what anyone awake in the 1950s would ever have imagined. Before the 24/7 global voyeurism of the Web, b...

[VIDEO] Walter Mosley, "Little Green"

[VIDEO] Walter Mosley, "Little Green"

Walter Mosley is an American novelist, widely recognized for his crime fiction. He has written a series of best-selling historical mysteries featuring the hard-boiled detective Easy Rawlins, a black p...

PODCAST #37: Songs in the Key of Los Angeles

PODCAST #37: Songs in the Key of Los Angeles

Colin Marshall speaks with Josh Kun, professor in the USC Annenberg School and co-curator of the Central Library's "Songs in the Key of Los Angeles" exhibition as well as City Librarian John...

[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Jimmy Nelson

[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Jimmy Nelson

JIMMY NELSON began his career as a photographer with a year-long walk across Tibet in 1987, at the age of 20. Since then he has worked in commercial photography and on journalistic assignments, while ...

[VIDEO] Mary Jo Bang, "The Bride of E"

[VIDEO] Mary Jo Bang, "The Bride of E"

Mary Jo Bang is an American poet and author of six books, including The Bride of E, Elegy, and The Eye Like a Strange Balloon. Her work has appeared in New American Writing, Paris Review, The New York...

[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Tom Hunter

[VIDEO] Photographer Spotlight: Tom Hunter

More from the Photographer Spotlight Series: EDWARD BURTYNSKY VALERIE BELIN SEBASTIAN COPELAND A lot of the photographers we’ve shown here have set off for distant zones to find their images...

PODCAST #42: Gabe Durham, "Fun Camp"

PODCAST #42: Gabe Durham, "Fun Camp"

Host Colin Marshall talks to author GABE DURHAM about summer camp and his new book FUN CAMP.    [soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/111631071" params="" width=&qu...

Five Minutes with Glenn Greenwald

Five Minutes with Glenn Greenwald

LARB's legal affairs editor, Don Franzen caught up with Glenn Greenwald during his hectic day in Los Angeles and had a five-minute chat about Edward Snowden and the NSA, about his hopes and regrets,...