Producer Richie Jackson says being gay is the most special thing about him. He came out in the early 1980s.
Feb. 19, 2020
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
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…
Carol Edgarian’s “Vera” is the story of a strong, capable, and independent girl whose voice is the voice of the book.
Rachel Kushner’s “The Hard Crowd: Essays 2000-2020” is a career-spanning collection of nineteen essays.
In a special Scheer Intelligence from a March 2019 conversation, Robert Scheer talks with his lifelong friend and legendary poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who passed recently in San…
from Scheer Intelligence
A tribute to the co-founder of the highly influential independent bookstore and publisher City Lights, renowned poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
Writer Mark Harris on Mike Nichols as an outsider.
from The Treatment
Edward St. Aubyn discusses his new book, “Double Blind,” and writing about the problems with consciousness that have long fascinated his consciousness.
Kazuo Ishiguro’s “Klara and the Sun” is a novel focused on a small group of people in a robot future.
Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore’s new book “The Freezer Door” explores the idea of radical visions not predicated on dominant forms.
Dec. 17, 2020