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LARB Radio Hour: The Body as Archive

In a wide-ranging conversation about her new book, "No Archive Will Restore You," Julietta Singh and LARB hosts touch on gender, sexuality, parenting, and navigating the world in and as a body....


Junot Diaz Writes for a New Generation

Author Junot Diaz joins co-hosts Eric Newman and Kate Wolf to discuss the inspiration behind Islandborn, the story of five year-old Lola learning about her family's history and culture, beautifully illustrated by Leo Espinoza....


Maxine Hong Kingston: Warrior of Peace

Maxine Hong Kingston reflects on a lifetime of writing, an unorthodox career, and her current work as a teacher and healer, which couldn't be more relevant for our troubled times....


LARB Radio Hour: Dispatches From The Border

Francisco Cantu talks about his new book "The Line Becomes a River," an impressionistic chronicle of his five year stint as an agent for the United States Border Patrol....


LARB Radio Hour: An Evening with Alan Alda and K.C. Cole

Science writer K.C. Cole in dialogue with actor and author Alan Alda discuss his new book, "If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating."...


Cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz

The La Cucaracha creator talks about the historical graphic novel A Most Imperfect Union and his role in Seth MacFarlane’s upcoming TV series Bordertown....


First Takes Venice Beach: Part 3

Part three in a series of snapshots of people living, working, and playing on the Venice Beach boardwalk. A project by LARB intern Jared Zook....


Shelf Help with Jonathan Lethem

Novelist and short story writer Jonathan Lethem gives us a tour of the new books he’s buying at Skylight Books in Los Feliz....


First Takes Venice Beach: Part 2

Part two in a series of snapshots of people living, working, and playing on the Venice Beach boardwalk. A project by LARB intern Jared Zook....


Radio Hour: Humorist Ellis Weiner

Featuring Ellis Weiner, former writer and editor at National Lampoon, columnist at Spy magazine, and currently a contributor at The New Yorker....


LARB Radio Hour: Episode 2

Tom Lutz, Laurie Winer, and Seth Greenland talk about literature, arts and politics, along with interviews and critiques from today's leading writers....


LARB Radio Hour: Episode 1

Tom Lutz, Laurie Winer, and Seth Greenland talk about literature, arts and politics, along with interviews and critiques from today's leading writers....


Two Authors Quarrel on a Ferris Wheel

David Shields and Caleb Powell, authors of "I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel", go extra rounds during a ride on the Santa Monica ferris wheel....


Kristiina Ehin, Author of Walker on Water

Estonian poet Kristiina Ehin shares from her new collection Walking on Water and performs traditional Estonian songs with her partner, musician Silver Sepp....


[VIDEO] MOCA’s LA Art Book Fair 2014
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