Knausgaard’s third volume focuses on childhood. He says what he knows of people he knows from books. He continues in this tradition of telling with the written word.
Jul. 3, 2014
Reflecting on his autobiographical novels, Knausgaard says literature should be about life; in writing, he attempts to find meaning within the banality of the everyday.
Jun. 26, 2014
Garth Greenwell discusses seeking human truths by writing into an abyss, and his new novel Cleanness .
This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes Emmy-award winning actor Jeff Daniels.
from The Treatment
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…
from The Business
Brit Bennett pushes questions of race and color to their extremes in her new novel, The Vanishing Half.
With Hollywood fuming following WarnerMedia’s announcement that all its 2021 movies will stream on HBO Max the same they open in theaters, prolific producer Jason Blum weighs in.
from The Business
Historian Jon Wiener, who wrote “Conspiracy in the Streets” on the subject of the Netflix film, sets the record straight on this week’s “Scheer Intelligence.”
from Scheer Intelligence
"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" stars Viola Davis as the great blues singer of the title and Chadwick Boseman, brilliant in his final performance as the cornetist in a quartet that…
from Film Reviews
Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore’s new book “The Freezer Door” explores the idea of radical visions not predicated on dominant forms.
We can watch everything in our pajamas. We can do our jobs with unprecedented efficiency. We hate it. We miss movie theaters. We miss big screens. We miss uncomfortable seats.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand