Michelle Huneven: ‘Search’Books
In her latest novel, Michelle Huneven writes about a search committee at an Altadena Unitarian Universalist Church who seeks a new minister.
Natalia Molina: ‘A Place at the Nayarit: How a Mexican Restaurant Nourished a Community’Books
Natalia Molina tells the story of Nayarit, her grandmother’s Mexican restaurant, a space that became a cherished hub for immigrants and the LGBTQ community in Echo Park.
Emily Skillings and John Yau: John Ashbery’s “Parallel Movement of the Hands: Five Unfinished Longer Works” (Re-air)Books
Editor/poet Emily Skillings and poet/critic John Yau speak about an iconic poet of the 21st century, John Ashbery, and his posthumous book, “Parallel Movement of the Hands: Five…
Rita Dove: “Playlist for the Apocalypse” (Re-air)Books
Rita Dove’s new book of poetry, “Playlist for the Apocalypse,” goes in many different historical and personal directions.
Robert Jones, Jr.: “The Prophets” (Re-air)Books
The debut novel of Robert Jones, Jr., “The Prophets,” is lyrical prose about the dimensionality and interiority of people.
Paul Tran’s wildly impressive debut poetry book, ‘All the Flowers Kneeling’Books
Paul Tran’s ‘All the Flowers Kneeling’ is not about suffering, but enduring
Tobias Wolff on Harry Crews’ ‘A Childhood: The Biography of a Place’Books
Writer Tobias Wolff speaks about a dark book that remains loving, Harry Crews 1978 classic “A Childhood: The Biography of a Place,” newly re-released via Penguin Classics.
Tao Lin’s ‘Leave Society’ shifts the author’s perspective to love and kindnessBooks
Tao Lin’s ‘Leave Society,’ in which he grows his idea of himself in a book.