Author of The Sun Is a Compass: A 4000-Mile Journey Into The Alaskan Wilds
Ornithologist Caroline Van Hemert and her husband, Pat, had no real training when they set off to travel 4000 miles by rowboat, foot, skis, and rafts across some of the most remote and…
Jun. 25, 2019
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Sandi Tan speaks about writing “Lurkers” with a gut feeling, and following an emotional momentum.
Wayne Koestenbaum’s first book of short fiction, “The Cheerful Scapegoat,” is a spectacularly odd and original collection of whimsical, surreal, baroque, ribald, and heartbreaking…
Joan Silber writes about life's strange surprises in her new book, “Secrets of Happiness."
The former Congress member talks to Robert Scheer about his life and the dramatic events surrounding his political rise, as told in his new book “The Division of Light and Power.”
from Scheer Intelligence
“Status Update,” the mini-narratives of George Toles, accompanied by magnificent art responses from Cliff Eyland.
After 15 months of the pandemic, the Golden State is no longer requiring capacity limits, masks, or social distancing in most places.
from Greater LA
Edward St. Aubyn discusses his new book, “Double Blind,” and writing about the problems with consciousness that have long fascinated his consciousness.
Locals identify Crenshaw Boulevard as the main artery of Black culture in Los Angeles, while the man it’s named for was white.
from Greater LA
Scientists say that all 800 miles of California beaches may disappear in the next 80 years because of sea level rise caused by climate change.
from To the Point