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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: October, 2015
Oct 29, 2015

On this week’s show, LARB contributing editor Magdalena Edwards talks about the recent revival of acclaimed Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector; Harry G. Frankfurt, professor emeritus of philosophy at Princeton University, joins to talk about his new book On Inequality; and Jedediah Purdy and LARB editor Sarah Mesle join to talk about Purdy’s recent LARB essay “Maybe Connect,” which compares two noteworthy authors of the last year, Elena Ferrante and Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Featuring Tom Lutz, Laurie Winer, and Seth Greenland. Produced by Jerry Gorin. The LARB Radio Hour airs Thursdays at 2:30pm on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles.

Oct 23, 2015

On this week’s show, Los Angeles Times book critic David L. Ulin joins to talk about his latest book Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles, the artifice and authenticity of the popular entertainment complex The Grove, and the urban qualities of New York compared with Los Angeles.

Featuring Tom Lutz, Laurie Winer, and Seth Greenland. Produced by Jerry Gorin. The LARB Radio Hour airs Thursdays at 2:30pm on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles.

Oct 15, 2015

On this week’s show, New York–based writer, filmmaker, and visual artist Gary Indiana stops by to talk about resentment writing, overhyped authors, and his new memoir I Can Give You Anything But Love; and Uruguayan-born author Carolina De Robertis discusses The Gods of Tango, her new novel about tango culture, gender politics, and immigration in early 20th-century Argentina.

Featuring Tom Lutz, Laurie Winer, and Seth Greenland. Produced by Jerry Gorin. The LARB Radio Hour airs Thursdays at 2:30pm on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles.

Oct 8, 2015

On this week’s show, LARB Radio Hour favorite Boris Dralyuk returns to talk about the pivotal and yet shamefully unknown Los Angeles poet Henri Coulette; critic John Powers discusses Horacio Castellanos Moya, one of his favorite Central American novelists; author Nina Revoyr recommends two books that everyone should be reading this fall; and Jerry Stahl talks about his first encounter with Flannery O’Connor’s “Good Country People.”

Featuring Tom Lutz, Laurie Winer, and Seth Greenland. Produced by Jerry Gorin. The LARB Radio Hour airs Thursdays at 2:30pm on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles.

Oct 1, 2015

On this week’s show, screenwriter and novelist Peter Lefcourt discusses his latest book Purgatory Gardens, author Katherine Taylor talks about the underappreciated books of Eve Babitz, Jerry Stahl recommends a lesser known work by his mentor Hubert Selby, and poet Amy Uyematsu reads several of her poems.

Featuring Tom Lutz, Laurie Winer, and Seth Greenland. Produced by Jerry Gorin. The LARB Radio Hour airs Thursdays at 2:30pm on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles.

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