Co-hosts Eric Newman, Medaya Ocher, and Kate Wolf talk with Lydia Millet about her new short story collection, Fight No More, which covers the wide swathe of Los Angeles life through intimate, quiet stories in homes magnificent and modest. In a wide-ranging conversation, Millet talks about the simultaneously private and public nature of homes, delighting in the moments that blur the distinction between what a host wants you to see and what they want to hide from view. Millet and the co-hosts also lament the pornified nature of contemporary culture, one in which abjection and nakedness are not only daily fare but also the center of performed social identities.
Our Homes, Ourselves: Reading Interiors with Lydia Millet
By LARB AV - August 3, 2018