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Malcolm Gladwell

Monday, September 23, 2019 7:30 pm

Literary Arts

Malcolm Gladwell is a writer, public speaker, and podcast host whose work deals with the unexpected implications of research in the social sciences. Gladwell’s latest, Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about People We Don’t Know (September 2019), is a challenging and controversial excursion through history, psychology, and scandals taken straight from the news.

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Amor Towles

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 7:30 pm

Literary Arts

Amor Towles is the author of A Gentleman in Moscow, “a masterly encapsulation of modern Russian history” that tells the story of a count who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel (Kirkus Reviews). Towles is often compared to F. Scott Fitzgerald for his focus on high society and is celebrated by his readers for the elegance of his language and storytelling.

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Jodi Kantor & Megan Twohey

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:30 pm

Literary Arts

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters who broke the news of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment and abuse for the New York Times, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, comes She Said (October 2019), the thrilling untold story of their investigation and its consequences for the #MeToo movement.

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Min Jin Lee

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 7:30 pm

Literary Arts

Min Jin Lee is the author of Pachinko, a sweeping, four-generation epic celebrated as the first novel written for an adult audience in English that focuses on Japanese-Korean culture. A finalist for the 2017 National Book Award in fiction, Pachinko is “a beautifully crafted story of love, loss, determination, luck, and perseverance” (Library Journal).

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Carol Anderson

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 7:30 pm

Literary Arts

Carol Anderson is one of the premier scholars of black American history. Anderson’s viral op-ed for the Washington Post explored the concept of “white rage” after Ferguson, Missouri erupted in 2014. Her subsequent book, White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide, won the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism. Her latest book, One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy (2018), is a startling history of voter suppression in America.

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Luis Alberto Urrea

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 7:30 pm

Literary Arts

Hailed by NPR as a “master storyteller with a rock and roll heart,” Luis Alberto Urrea is a prolific and acclaimed best-selling poet, novelist, and essayist who uses his dual-culture life experiences to explore greater themes of love, loss, and triumph.

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Naomi Shihab Nye

Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:30 pm

Poetry

Internationally beloved poet Naomi Shihab Nye’s latest collection, The Tiny Journalist, is a collection inspired by seven-year-old Janna Tamimi, the “Youngest Journalist in Palestine,” who captured videos of anti-occupation protests with her mother’s smartphone.

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Richard Kenney

Thursday, October 17, 2019 7:30 pm

Poetry

Richard Kenney, a Pacific Northwest poet, is known for his formally ambitious poetry, which employs intricate and playful verse to comment on science, politics, love, and language. His latest book of poems, Terminator (2019), is his first in ten years.

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Mary Ruefle

Thursday, November 21, 2019 7:30 pm

Poetry

Known for her light-handed concision, her strange imagination, and her ability to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary, Wave poet and essayist Mary Ruefle has published over ten collections of poetry, including the highly anticipated Dunce (2019).

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Paisley Rekdal

Thursday, February 6, 2020 7:30 pm

Poetry

Paisley Rekdal is a Seattle-born poet whose latest work radically rewrites and contemporizes many of the myths central to Ovid’s epic, The Metamorphoses, examining personal transformation with intensity and a lyric sensibility.

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Rick Barot

Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:30 pm

Poetry

Rick Barot is an award-winning Tacoma poet. His latest book of poems, The Galleons (2020), is in part about the centuries-long colonial structure that sustained Spanish control over Latin and South America, the Caribbean, and the Philippines.

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Natalie Diaz

Thursday, May 7, 2020 7:30 pm

Poetry

Natalie Diaz is the author of two poetry collections: When My Brother Was an Aztec, which centers on her brother’s addiction to crystal meth, and Postcolonial Love Poem, forthcoming in 2020. Adrian Matejka calls When My Brother Was an Aztec “a spacious, sophisticated collection, one that puts in work addressing the author’s divergent experiences—whether it be family, skin politics, hoops, code switching, or government commodities.”

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Adam Davidson

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:30 pm

Journalism

Adam Davidson is the founder of NPR’s Planet Money podcast and a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he covers economics and business. Previously, he was an economics writer for The New York Times Magazine. He has won many of journalism’s most prestigious awards, including a Peabody for his coverage of the financial crisis.

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Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 7:30 pm

Journalism

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn are the first husband and wife to share a Pulitzer Prize for journalism. The authors of the acclaimed, best-selling Half the Sky now issue a plea in their new book, Tightrope—told through the lives of real Americans—to address the crisis in working-class America, while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure.

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Elizabeth Kolbert

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 7:30 pm

Journalism

Elizabeth Kolbert, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Sixth Extinction, has traveled from Alaska to Greenland, visiting top scientists to get to the heart of the debate over global warming. Join us on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day for Kolbert’s exploration of environmental journalism.

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Lindy West

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:30 pm

Women You Need to Know

Lindy West is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times and the author of the bestselling memoir Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman (2016), as well as the upcoming essay collection The Witches Are Coming (2019). In 2018, she adapted Shrill as a half-hour comedy for Hulu, which has received glowing reviews.

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Carmen Maria Machado

Friday, January 24, 2020 7:30 pm

Women You Need to Know

Carmen Maria Machado’s short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, has been called “beautifully atmospheric and weird, sometimes funny, sometimes heartbreaking—and full of knife-sharp commentary on living as a woman in the world” (Electric Literature). It was a finalist for the National Book Award and has since been optioned by FX. Her memoir, In the Dream House, will be released in the fall of 2019.

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Maira Kalman

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 7:30 pm

Women You Need to Know

The illustrator, author, and designer behind The Principles of Uncertainty, And the Pursuit of Happiness, and many a New Yorker illustration, Maira Kalman’s multi-faceted projects are filled with a sense of wonder, humor, and beauty.

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An Evening with Patti Smith

Sunday, October 6, 2019 7:30 pm

SAL Presents

From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids and M Train comes The Year of the Monkey, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year.

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A Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates

Sunday, October 20, 2019 7:30 pm

SAL Presents

Ta-Nehisi Coates is one of our most original and perceptive voices on racial identity, systemic racial bias, and white supremacy. The author of the bestselling nonfiction works The Beautiful Struggle, We Were Eight Years in Power, and Between The World And Me, he can now add novelist to his list of achievements. The Water Dancer, a boldly imagined novel of magic and adventure, is coming out this September.

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The Moth Mainstage

Thursday, May 14, 2020 7:30 pm

SAL Presents

Each Moth Mainstage features simple, old-fashioned storytelling, by five wildly divergent raconteurs who develop and shape their stories with The Moth’s directors. Theme and storytellers to be announced in Spring 2020.

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Hanif Abdurraqib

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:30 pm

Hinge

Hanif Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and music critic born and raised in Columbus, Ohio—he is the author of A Fortune For Your Disaster, They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us, and Go Ahead In the Rain: Notes to a Tribe Called Quest.

Archive

Imbolo Mbue Image

Imbolo Mbue

June 7, 2019

Solmaz Sharif Image

Solmaz Sharif

June 3, 2019

The Moth Mainstage Image

The Moth Mainstage

May 23, 2019

Jericho Brown Image

Jericho Brown

May 21, 2019

Tayari Jones Image

Tayari Jones

May 14, 2019

A Conversation with Melinda Gates Image

A Conversation with Melinda Gates

May 9, 2019

Kara Swisher Image

Kara Swisher

May 7, 2019

Anthony Ray Hinton Image

Anthony Ray Hinton

April 30, 2019

HERE: Poems for the Planet, featuring  Francisco Aragón & Kimiko Hahn Image

HERE: Poems for the Planet, featuring Francisco Aragón & Kimiko Hahn

April 25, 2019

Valeria Luiselli Image

Valeria Luiselli

April 17, 2019

Tara Westover Image

Tara Westover

April 14, 2019

Ilya Kaminsky Image

Ilya Kaminsky

April 1, 2019

An Evening with Dean Baquet & Jim Rainey Image

An Evening with Dean Baquet & Jim Rainey

March 5, 2019

A Conversation with Zadie Smith Image

A Conversation with Zadie Smith

February 27, 2019

Soraya Chemaly Image

Soraya Chemaly

January 31, 2019

Katherine Boo Image

Katherine Boo

January 28, 2019

Danez Smith Image

Danez Smith

November 26, 2018

Pete Souza Image

Pete Souza

November 11, 2018

Barbara Kingsolver Image

Barbara Kingsolver

October 25, 2018

Phoebe Robinson Image

Phoebe Robinson

October 19, 2018

Jill Lepore Image

Jill Lepore

October 12, 2018

Van Jones Image

Van Jones

October 10, 2018

Alice Walker Image

Alice Walker

October 4, 2018

Doris Kearns Goodwin Image

Doris Kearns Goodwin

October 1, 2018

Aimee Nezhukumatathil Image

Aimee Nezhukumatathil

May 21, 2018

Ariel Levy Image

Ariel Levy

May 15, 2018

Viet Thanh Nguyen Image

Viet Thanh Nguyen

May 7, 2018

An Evening with Jenny Han & Nicola Yoon Image

An Evening with Jenny Han & Nicola Yoon

May 4, 2018

Of an Impossible Country: Rachel McKibbens, Benjamin Alire Sáenz, and Javier Zamora Image

Of an Impossible Country: Rachel McKibbens, Benjamin Alire Sáenz, and Javier Zamora

April 27, 2018

Madeleine Albright Image

Madeleine Albright

April 24, 2018

Questlove on Creativity Image

Questlove on Creativity

April 20, 2018

A Conversation with Lidia Bastianich Image

A Conversation with Lidia Bastianich

April 13, 2018

Laura Lippman & David Simon Image

Laura Lippman & David Simon

March 30, 2018

Daniel Pink Image

Daniel Pink

March 5, 2018

Tyehimba Jess Image

Tyehimba Jess

March 4, 2018

Colson Whitehead Image

Colson Whitehead

February 15, 2018

Gregory Orr Image

Gregory Orr

February 7, 2018

An Evening with Terese Mailhot, Tommy Orange, & Swil Kanim Image

An Evening with Terese Mailhot, Tommy Orange, & Swil Kanim

February 2, 2018

Ijeoma Oluo Image

Ijeoma Oluo

January 25, 2018

Jesmyn Ward Image

Jesmyn Ward

January 17, 2018

Nikki Giovanni Image

Nikki Giovanni

January 16, 2018

Tom Hanks Image

Tom Hanks

December 6, 2017

Kevin Young Image

Kevin Young

November 30, 2017

Isabel Allende Image

Isabel Allende

November 28, 2017

Reza Aslan Image

Reza Aslan

November 14, 2017

A.E. Stallings Image

A.E. Stallings

November 13, 2017

Ta-Nehisi Coates Image

Ta-Nehisi Coates

November 5, 2017

Ron Chernow Image

Ron Chernow

October 18, 2017

Stephanie Burt Image

Stephanie Burt

October 9, 2017

Janet Mock Image

Janet Mock

October 4, 2017

A Conversation with Jeffrey Tambor Image

A Conversation with Jeffrey Tambor

May 23, 2017

The Moth Mainstage Image

The Moth Mainstage

May 17, 2017

First Loves Debut Novelists: Patricia Park, Ariel Schrag, & Sunil Yapa Image

First Loves Debut Novelists: Patricia Park, Ariel Schrag, & Sunil Yapa

May 11, 2017

Emily Nussbaum Image

Emily Nussbaum

May 4, 2017

Carl Phillips Image

Carl Phillips

May 2, 2017

Helen Oyeyemi Image

Helen Oyeyemi

April 25, 2017

Alec Baldwin Image

Alec Baldwin

April 14, 2017

Alice Notley Image

Alice Notley

April 5, 2017

Bryan Stevenson Image

Bryan Stevenson

March 28, 2017

Ben Fountain Image

Ben Fountain

March 1, 2017

Ellen Bass Image

Ellen Bass

February 28, 2017

Roxane Gay Image

Roxane Gay

February 22, 2017

A Tiny Sense of Accomplishment: Karen Russell Image

A Tiny Sense of Accomplishment: Karen Russell

February 17, 2017

Sybrina Fulton & Tracy Martin: A Conversation with Trayvon Martin’s Parents Image

Sybrina Fulton & Tracy Martin: A Conversation with Trayvon Martin’s Parents

February 15, 2017

Ross Gay Image

Ross Gay

February 7, 2017

Helen Macdonald Image

Helen Macdonald

February 1, 2017

Emily St. John Mandel Image

Emily St. John Mandel

November 23, 2016

Marina Abramović Image

Marina Abramović

November 18, 2016

Rachel Zucker Image

Rachel Zucker

November 14, 2016

Nick Offerman Image

Nick Offerman

October 28, 2016

Timothy Egan Image

Timothy Egan

October 26, 2016

Bryan Cranston Image

Bryan Cranston

October 16, 2016

Ada Limón Image

Ada Limón

October 5, 2016

Ann Patchett Image

Ann Patchett

September 19, 2016

Annie Proulx Image

Annie Proulx

June 23, 2016

The Moth Mainstage Image

The Moth Mainstage

May 18, 2016

Claudia Rankine Image

Claudia Rankine

May 13, 2016

Teju Cole Image

Teju Cole

April 21, 2016

Pablo Neruda’s Lost Poems: A Book Launch Featuring Forrest Gander and Friends Image

Pablo Neruda’s Lost Poems: A Book Launch Featuring Forrest Gander and Friends

April 19, 2016

Jacqueline Woodson Image

Jacqueline Woodson

April 12, 2016

Joshua Roman & Tracy K. Smith Image

Joshua Roman & Tracy K. Smith

February 25, 2016

Amber Tamblyn Image

Amber Tamblyn

February 10, 2016

Geraldine Brooks Image

Geraldine Brooks

January 28, 2016

Srikanth Reddy Image

Srikanth Reddy

December 1, 2015

A Lecture by Timothy Donnelly Image

A Lecture by Timothy Donnelly

November 19, 2015

Anthony Doerr Image

Anthony Doerr

November 18, 2015

Linda Pastan Image

Linda Pastan

November 10, 2015

James McBride and The Good Lord Bird Band Image

James McBride and The Good Lord Bird Band

November 9, 2015

Drew Barrymore Image

Drew Barrymore

November 7, 2015

Ta-Nehisi Coates Image

Ta-Nehisi Coates

October 29, 2015

Alison Bechdel Image

Alison Bechdel

October 22, 2015

Elizabeth Gilbert Image

Elizabeth Gilbert

October 6, 2015

Mary Szybist & Robert Wrigley Image

Mary Szybist & Robert Wrigley

September 29, 2015

Saul Williams Image

Saul Williams

September 24, 2015

The Moth Mainstage Image

The Moth Mainstage

June 2, 2015

A Lecture by Terrance Hayes Image

A Lecture by Terrance Hayes

May 5, 2015

Frank Bruni Image

Frank Bruni

May 1, 2015

Lucie Brock-Broido Image

Lucie Brock-Broido

April 23, 2015

An Evening with Ann Hamilton Image

An Evening with Ann Hamilton

March 30, 2015

Cheryl Strayed Image

Cheryl Strayed

March 5, 2015

Sheri Fink Image

Sheri Fink

February 10, 2015

Sherman Alexie Image

Sherman Alexie

February 4, 2015

Patton Oswalt: Off the Page Image

Patton Oswalt: Off the Page

January 31, 2015

Ruth Ozeki Image

Ruth Ozeki

November 20, 2014

Matthea Harvey Image

Matthea Harvey

November 7, 2014

Colm Tóibín Image

Colm Tóibín

November 3, 2014

James McBride Image

James McBride

October 15, 2014

An Evening with Nicholas Kristof Image

An Evening with Nicholas Kristof

October 6, 2014

Ted Kooser Image

Ted Kooser

October 2, 2014

In Conversation with John Darnielle Image

In Conversation with John Darnielle

September 26, 2014

Rebecca Solnit Image

Rebecca Solnit

June 5, 2014

Juan Felipe Herrera Image

Juan Felipe Herrera

June 2, 2014

An Evening with Timothy F. Geithner Image

An Evening with Timothy F. Geithner

May 16, 2014

Anne Carson & Robert Currie in Performance Image

Anne Carson & Robert Currie in Performance

May 13, 2014

Gillian Flynn Image

Gillian Flynn

April 17, 2014

George Saunders Image

George Saunders

March 24, 2014

Christine Deavel & J.W. Marshall Image

Christine Deavel & J.W. Marshall

March 19, 2014

Chip Kidd & Chris Ware Image

Chip Kidd & Chris Ware

February 19, 2014

Bob Hicok Image

Bob Hicok

February 13, 2014

Dorothea Lasky Image

Dorothea Lasky

November 21, 2013

Madhur Jaffrey Image

Madhur Jaffrey

November 19, 2013

Stephen Dunn Image

Stephen Dunn

October 16, 2013

Malcolm Gladwell Image

Malcolm Gladwell

October 11, 2013

Jorie Graham Image

Jorie Graham

September 17, 2013

Amy Tan Image

Amy Tan

June 5, 2013

Susan Orlean Image

Susan Orlean

May 14, 2013

Nikky Finney Image

Nikky Finney

April 25, 2013

Karen Russell Image

Karen Russell

April 3, 2013

Stanley Plumly on John Keats Image

Stanley Plumly on John Keats

March 19, 2013

Stephen Greenblatt on “The Survival of Dangerous Ideas” Image

Stephen Greenblatt on “The Survival of Dangerous Ideas”

March 4, 2013

Al Gore Image

Al Gore

February 14, 2013

Nick Flynn: The Intersection of Poetry & Memoir Image

Nick Flynn: The Intersection of Poetry & Memoir

February 13, 2013

Julie Otsuka Image

Julie Otsuka

January 29, 2013

Amy Wilentz Image

Amy Wilentz

January 23, 2013

David Wagoner: Northwest Master Image

David Wagoner: Northwest Master

January 16, 2013

Miranda July Image

Miranda July

December 5, 2012

Eileen Myles & Maggie Nelson: Poets on Painters Image

Eileen Myles & Maggie Nelson: Poets on Painters

November 15, 2012

Hari Kunzru Image

Hari Kunzru

October 23, 2012

Louise Erdrich Image

Louise Erdrich

October 15, 2012

Jeffrey Toobin Image

Jeffrey Toobin

October 10, 2012

Dean Young Image

Dean Young

October 2, 2012

T.C. Boyle Image

T.C. Boyle

September 24, 2012

Mark Bittman Image

Mark Bittman

September 19, 2012

Colum McCann Image

Colum McCann

May 24, 2012

Matthew Dickman & Michael Dickman Image

Matthew Dickman & Michael Dickman

May 15, 2012

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Image

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

May 2, 2012

Etgar Keret Image

Etgar Keret

April 25, 2012

Delia Ephron Image

Delia Ephron

April 18, 2012

Troy Jollimore & John Koethe Image

Troy Jollimore & John Koethe

April 4, 2012

Alain de Botton Image

Alain de Botton

March 16, 2012

Louise Glück Image

Louise Glück

March 15, 2012

Amanda Hesser Image

Amanda Hesser

March 8, 2012

Albert Goldbarth Image

Albert Goldbarth

February 9, 2012

Jennifer Egan Image

Jennifer Egan

February 1, 2012

Pico Iyer Image

Pico Iyer

January 25, 2012

Terrance Hayes Image

Terrance Hayes

December 8, 2011

Tom Brokaw Image

Tom Brokaw

November 30, 2011

Dennis Lehane Image

Dennis Lehane

November 15, 2011

David Grossman Image

David Grossman

November 10, 2011

Chris Matthews Image

Chris Matthews

November 7, 2011

Translators on Translation: Peter Cole, Bill Porter (Red Pine), & Nikolai Popov Image

Translators on Translation: Peter Cole, Bill Porter (Red Pine), & Nikolai Popov

November 6, 2011

Stacy Schiff Image

Stacy Schiff

October 26, 2011

Amitav Ghosh Image

Amitav Ghosh

October 17, 2011

Khaled Hosseini Image

Khaled Hosseini

October 11, 2011

Dorianne Laux Image

Dorianne Laux

October 5, 2011

Ann Patchett Image

Ann Patchett

June 16, 2011

Oscar Hijuielos Image

Oscar Hijuielos

June 13, 2011

Roy Blount Jr.  Image

Roy Blount Jr. 

May 25, 2011

Wendell Berry Image

Wendell Berry

May 24, 2011

Billy Collins Image

Billy Collins

May 22, 2011

Richard Ford Image

Richard Ford

May 10, 2011

Joyce Carol Oates Image

Joyce Carol Oates

April 18, 2011

Brian Turner, Major Jackson, & Susan Rich Image

Brian Turner, Major Jackson, & Susan Rich

April 14, 2011

Marie Howe Image

Marie Howe

March 15, 2011

Tracy Kidder Image

Tracy Kidder

March 2, 2011

Dambisa Moyo Image

Dambisa Moyo

February 18, 2011

Patricia Smith Image

Patricia Smith

February 15, 2011

Nell Irvin Painter Image

Nell Irvin Painter

February 8, 2011

Elizabeth Strout Image

Elizabeth Strout

January 24, 2011

Lucia Perillo Image

Lucia Perillo

January 20, 2011

Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee Image

Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee

January 12, 2011

John Richardson & Gijs van Hensbergen Image

John Richardson & Gijs van Hensbergen

December 8, 2010

Nora Ephron Image

Nora Ephron

November 18, 2010

Daniel Handler Image

Daniel Handler

November 9, 2010

Robert Hass Image

Robert Hass

October 28, 2010

Sara Paretsky Image

Sara Paretsky

October 19, 2010

Robert Pinsky Image

Robert Pinsky

October 15, 2010

T.R. Reid Image

T.R. Reid

October 5, 2010

Jonathan Franzen Image

Jonathan Franzen

September 14, 2010

Rita Dove Image

Rita Dove

May 13, 2010

Laila Lalami Image

Laila Lalami

May 10, 2010

Dr. Atul Gawande Image

Dr. Atul Gawande

May 3, 2010

Elaine Pagels Image

Elaine Pagels

April 30, 2010

David Remnick Image

David Remnick

April 19, 2010

Sharon Olds Image

Sharon Olds

April 18, 2010

Barry Lopez Image

Barry Lopez

April 7, 2010

Arundhati Roy Image

Arundhati Roy

March 29, 2010

Linda Gregg Image

Linda Gregg

March 25, 2010

Michael Chabon Image

Michael Chabon

March 9, 2010

Mark Doty Image

Mark Doty

February 26, 2010

Dr. Abraham Verghese Image

Dr. Abraham Verghese

February 10, 2010

Patti Smith Image

Patti Smith

January 25, 2010

Kim Addonizio with Gary Lilley Image

Kim Addonizio with Gary Lilley

January 21, 2010

Jane & Michael Stern Image

Jane & Michael Stern

January 12, 2010

Richard Price Image

Richard Price

December 1, 2009

Isabella Rossellini Image

Isabella Rossellini

November 18, 2009

Tomaž Šalamun with Matthew Zapruder Image

Tomaž Šalamun with Matthew Zapruder

November 14, 2009

Lydia Davis Image

Lydia Davis

November 4, 2009

Martín Espada Image

Martín Espada

October 23, 2009

Annie Proulx Image

Annie Proulx

October 7, 2009

Gary Snyder Image

Gary Snyder

May 27, 2009

Shirin Ebadi Image

Shirin Ebadi

May 19, 2009

Naomi Shihab Nye Image

Naomi Shihab Nye

May 7, 2009

Mira Nair Image

Mira Nair

April 28, 2009

Simon Armitage Image

Simon Armitage

April 21, 2009

Yusef Komunyakaa Image

Yusef Komunyakaa

March 26, 2009

Scott Simon Image

Scott Simon

March 18, 2009

Jane Hirshfield Image

Jane Hirshfield

March 12, 2009

Junot Díaz Image

Junot Díaz

February 24, 2009

Donald Hall Image

Donald Hall

February 17, 2009

Michael Pollan Image

Michael Pollan

January 12, 2009

Annie Leibovitz Image

Annie Leibovitz

November 19, 2008

John Updike Image

John Updike

November 12, 2008

W.S. Merwin Image

W.S. Merwin

November 7, 2008

Terry Tempest Williams Image

Terry Tempest Williams

October 7, 2008

Richard Russo Image

Richard Russo

September 17, 2008

John Waters Image

John Waters

June 3, 2008

Pico Iyer Image

Pico Iyer

April 29, 2008

Edward Hirsch Image

Edward Hirsch

April 21, 2008

Lucille Clifton Image

Lucille Clifton

April 7, 2008

Lois Lowry Image

Lois Lowry

March 15, 2008

Richard Powers Image

Richard Powers

March 5, 2008

Eavan Boland Image

Eavan Boland

March 3, 2008

Li-Young Lee Image

Li-Young Lee

February 19, 2008

Mary Oliver Image

Mary Oliver

February 4, 2008

Colson Whitehead Image

Colson Whitehead

January 14, 2008

Diane Ackerman Image

Diane Ackerman

November 19, 2007

Orhan Pamuk Image

Orhan Pamuk

October 15, 2007

Wangari Maathai Image

Wangari Maathai

September 19, 2007

Jonathan Lethem Image

Jonathan Lethem

April 18, 2007

Charles Simic Image

Charles Simic

April 10, 2007

Carolyn Forché Image

Carolyn Forché

March 26, 2007

Kevin Young Image

Kevin Young

March 13, 2007

Art Spiegelman Image

Art Spiegelman

March 5, 2007

Mark Strand Image

Mark Strand

February 27, 2007

Suzan-Lori Parks Image

Suzan-Lori Parks

February 7, 2007

Edwidge Danticat Image

Edwidge Danticat

January 8, 2007

Elizabeth Kolbert on Climate Change Image

Elizabeth Kolbert on Climate Change

December 5, 2006

Frank McCourt Image

Frank McCourt

November 21, 2006

Stephen King Image

Stephen King

November 1, 2006

Eric Carle Image

Eric Carle

October 21, 2006

Frank Rich Image

Frank Rich

October 9, 2006

Peter Matthiessen Image

Peter Matthiessen

April 25, 2006

Peter Gizzi, Tyehimba Jess, and Mary Ruefle Image

Peter Gizzi, Tyehimba Jess, and Mary Ruefle

April 10, 2006

Tony Hoagland Image

Tony Hoagland

April 4, 2006

Adrienne Rich Image

Adrienne Rich

March 22, 2006

Robert Bly Image

Robert Bly

March 6, 2006

Azar Nafisi Image

Azar Nafisi

February 28, 2006

Paul Auster & Siri Hustvedt Image

Paul Auster & Siri Hustvedt

January 23, 2006

Subhankar Banerjee, Terry Tempest Williams, & David Allen Sibley: Wilderness & Imagination Image

Subhankar Banerjee, Terry Tempest Williams, & David Allen Sibley: Wilderness & Imagination

December 6, 2005

Alexander McCall Smith Image

Alexander McCall Smith

November 14, 2005

Charles Jencks Image

Charles Jencks

November 2, 2005

Simon Winchester Image

Simon Winchester

October 19, 2005

Cynthia Ozick Image

Cynthia Ozick

September 21, 2005

Suheir Hammad, Alia Mamdouh, and Fadia Faqir: Women Writers of the Arab World on Art & Identity Image

Suheir Hammad, Alia Mamdouh, and Fadia Faqir: Women Writers of the Arab World on Art & Identity

May 10, 2005

Edward P. Jones Image

Edward P. Jones

April 20, 2005

Maxine Kumin Image

Maxine Kumin

April 11, 2005

W.S. Merwin Image

W.S. Merwin

March 28, 2005

Ted Kooser Image

Ted Kooser

March 16, 2005

Adam Gopnik Image

Adam Gopnik

March 2, 2005

Kay Ryan Image

Kay Ryan

February 16, 2005

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Terrence McNally

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Chris Van Allsburg

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Roddy Doyle

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David Mamet

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George Plimpton

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Edward Albee

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Gao Xingjian

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James Fenton

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Amos Oz

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David Sedaris

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Bailey White

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Patrick O’Brian

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Edward Said

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Tony Kushner

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Charles Johnson

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Bill Buford

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James Fenton

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Hanif Kureishi

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Robert Coles

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