Robert Coover

Robert Coover is an award-winning author and former professor emeritus in the Literary Arts program at Brown University. His first novel The Origin of the Brunists won the William Faulkner Award, and he followed it with the novels The Universal Baseball Association, Inc., J. Henry Waugh, Prop and the classic political tale, The Public Burning. He is perhaps best known for his short stories, including The Babysitter and Going for a Beer, and his stories have appeared in notable collections like Pricksongs and Descants and have continued to appear frequently in magazines like The New Yorker and Harpers. His latest work is a sequel to his first novel called The Brunist Day of Wrath.

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“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
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An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
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Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann

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Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
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Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
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Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium
Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium