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LARB Radio Hour

The Los Angeles Review of Books Radio Hour is a weekly show featuring interviews, readings and discussions about all things literary. Hosted by LARB Editor-at-Large Kate Wolf, Managing Editor Medaya Ocher, and Gender and Sexuality Editor, Eric Newman.
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Now displaying: August, 2015
Aug 27, 2015

On this week's show, author Katherine Taylor talks about her new book Valley Fever and her admiration for Vivian Gornick, author Antoine Wilson explains why he refused to write a LARB review of John Barth's forthcoming Collected Stories, and mystery writer Gary Phillips returns to talk about Something Strange is Going On!, a short story collection based on the life of the nefarious 1930s cartoonist Fletcher Hanks.

Featuring Tom Lutz, Laurie Winer, and Seth Greenland. Produced by Jerry Gorin. The LARB Radio Hour airs Thursdays at 3:30pm on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles.

Aug 20, 2015

On this week's show, screenwriter turned novelist Karolina Waclawiak talks about her new book The Invaders, frequent LARB contributor Boris Dralyuk discusses the subtle literary footprint of Russian immigrants in Los Angeles, and author Mark Haskell Smith proclaims Paul Beatty's The Sellout to be one of the funniest books he's ever read.

Featuring Tom Lutz, Laurie Winer, and Seth Greenland. Produced by Jerry Gorin. The LARB Radio Hour airs Thursdays at 3:30pm on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles.

 

Aug 6, 2015

This week's show features an interview with Jason Segel and James Ponsoldt, the star and director of The End of the Tour, a new film that dramatizes journalist David Lipsky's four-day interview with the late author David Foster Wallace. In the second half of the show, music and food writer Josh Kun joins to talk about his new book To Live and Dine in L.A., a history of Los Angeles food culture and politics that's accompanied by rarely seen old menus from the archives of the Los Angeles Public Library.

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