Category Archives: J-L

Li-Young Lee

Li-Young Lee talks about scarcity, best words, A Love Supreme, and the attempt to understand our collective human mission.  The featured book is The Undressing (Norton 2018)

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*Please note: there were audio difficulties with our phone connection during the live program; this episode of Living Writers is not the usual length.

Mohja Kahf

Mohja Kahf reads from Hagar Poems (University of Arkansas Press 2016).

We talk about the intersecting stories of Hagar, Abraham and Sarah, traditional narratives, and  reconfiguring stories for the current moment–and Mohja also reads poems from the new manuscript.

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Mohja Kahf with Rima Hassouneh of The Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies in the station lobby post-show.

MARCH: Congressman John Lewis, Andew Aydin and Nate Powell

Join us for a special program featuring a conversation with Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell about their trilogy MARCH.

We also hear stories and memories from people who marched with Congressman John Lewis on Edmund Pettus Bridge March 7, 1965.

 

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Congressman John Lewis with Andrew Aydin

backstage with the mobile unit at Hill Auditorium

David Lagercrantz

David Lagercrantz reads from The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye (Knopf 2017), the latest in the Lisbeth Salander series. We talk about continuing Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Series, being a board member of PEN in Sweden, what our parents want for us, and, briefly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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