author of “The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books”
Author of a recent biography of Hernando Colón, “The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books.”
A massive library catalog filled with summaries of thousands of books from more than 500 years ago, many of which no longer exist, has just surfaced in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Apr. 17, 2019
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore’s new book “The Freezer Door” explores the idea of radical visions not predicated on dominant forms.
George Clooney exclusively told KCRW that President Donald Trump and his family will be put “into the dustbin of history” after a Trump-supporting mob besieged the Capitol building on…
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This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes Emmy-award winning actor Jeff Daniels.
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Five years ago, an old well casing broke at the SoCalGas-owned Aliso Canyon gas storage facility near Porter Ranch, Los Angeles.
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David Rieff discusses “Divorcing” by Susan Taubes: the reimagined end of an autobiographical marriage.
Venerated critic Harold Bloom’s final book “Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles: The Power of the Reader’s Mind over a Universe of Death” is discussed by the poets Alan Felsenthal and…
Are you willing to watch 130 minutes of unfounded self-delight for four minutes of terrific song and dance? Then "The Prom" is the film for you.
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Abigail Disney's father was Walt’s nephew Roy. He led a shareholder revolt in 2004, when he got fed up with Michael Eisner's management of the Mouse House.
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This week’s picks include an artist who melds tradition, craft, and pop culture to create inclusive and uplifting messages; artworks that start on iPhones and end up large scale; and a…
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