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June 23, 2019:Stonewall 50: The Sound of Memory
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June 16, 2019:Before Stonewall
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June 9, 2019:Marlon James Gets Nerdy with Kevin Young
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June 2, 2019:A History of the Queer Press
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May 26, 2019:Erin Lee Carr and Ta-Nehisi Coates Remember David Carr
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May 19, 2019:How Robert Caro Writes About Power and the Powerless
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May 12, 2019:Breaking New Ground with Dr. Carla Hayden and Tracy K. Smith
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May 5, 2019:Jill Abramson and Jane Mayer's Insider Take on the News
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April 28, 2019:Eliza Griswold Uncovers the Human Cost of Fracking
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April 21, 2019:Shane Bauer's Undercover Reporting from Inside a Private Prison
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April 14, 2019:Emily Bazelon and Stacey Abrams talk Criminal Justice Reform
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April 7, 2019:Bending Reality with G. Willow Wilson
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March 31, 2019:Janet Napolitano Explains Homeland Security with Joe Biden
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March 24, 2019:Still Cringing After 'Cat Person'
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March 17, 2019:Paperback Crushin'
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March 10, 2019:Frankenstein: Our Dark Mirror
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March 3, 2019:Marilynne Robinson: Liberalism and American Tradition Pt. II
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February 24, 2019:Marilynne Robinson: Liberalism and American Tradition Pt. I
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February 17, 2019:How to Make Black Lives Matter at School
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February 10, 2019:Envisioning 'A People's Future of the United States'
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February 3, 2019:Jason Rezaian's 544 Days in an Iranian Prison
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January 27, 2019:The Banished Immortal
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January 20, 2019:Seeing and Being Seen in Sally Wen Mao's 'Oculus'
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January 13, 2019:Maria Popova's A Velocity of Being
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January 6, 2019:Satirizing America in 'Friday Black'
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December 30, 2018:The Librarian Is In with Eric Klinenberg
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December 19, 2018:Neil Gaiman Reads "A Christmas Carol" (Rebroadcast)
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December 16, 2018:A Reporting Life in Latin America
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December 9, 2018:Magical Realism with Wayétu Moore
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December 2, 2018:John McPhee's Album Quilt
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November 25, 2018:How Congress Really Works...Or Doesn't
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November 18, 2018:James Baldwin's Children's Book
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November 11, 2018:Susan Orlean's Ode to Libraries
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November 4, 2018:A History of Voter Suppression with Carol Anderson
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October 28, 2018:A Modern-day Gothic Horror Story
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October 21, 2018:Making Movements Intersectional
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October 14, 2018:Why Men Fight with Thomas Page McBee
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October 7, 2018:Righteous Rage with Rebecca Traister
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September 30, 2018:The Secret Memoir of Bill Cunningham
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September 23, 2018:The Elite Charade of Changing the World
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September 16, 2018:Looking for the Real Lolita
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September 9, 2018:Notes from the Reading Life: Tim Gunn and Min Jin Lee
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September 2, 2018:The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire
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August 28, 2018:Coming This Sunday: New Name, New Look
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August 21, 2018:There's No Such Thing As Now
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August 14, 2018:Two Sisters' Path Toward Radical Islam
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August 7, 2018:Chronicling Illness with Porochista Khakpour and Eileen Myles
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July 31, 2018:Love and Lanyards with Billy Collins
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July 24, 2018:Literacy is a Human Right with The World in Words Podcast
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July 17, 2018:Roxane Gay and Aja Monet Tell Their Truth
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July 10, 2018:Remembering to Listen with Arundhati Roy & Viet Thanh Nguyen
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July 3, 2018:A Future for Democracy?
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June 26, 2018:Finding Hope on the Road in "Nomadland"
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June 19, 2018:Tarrell Alvin McCraney & Donja R. Love Lift Up Black Queer Narratives
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June 12, 2018:Sliding Off the Couch with George Saunders
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June 5, 2018:The Harrowing History of Roosevelt Island
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May 29, 2018:Kevin Young & Claudia Rankine Discuss "Brown"
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May 24, 2018:Remembering Tom Wolfe and the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
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May 22, 2018:Masha Gessen Explains Horror, Humor and Hope for the Future
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May 15, 2018:Zora Neale Hurston's Story of the Last Slave Ship Survivor
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May 8, 2018:A Goddess Reimagined
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May 1, 2018:Trump's Doghouse has a Revolving Door
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April 24, 2018:Why Net Neutrality Matters
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April 17, 2018:Sheelah Kolhatkar has Inside Information
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April 10, 2018:Isabella Rossellini Shares Her Eggs
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April 3, 2018:Building Movements with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor and Shaun King
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March 27, 2018:Reforming America's Prisons
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March 20, 2018:Dr. John Carlos Has No Regrets
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March 13, 2018:Debut Novelist Akwaeke Emezi Recenters Reality
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March 6, 2018:Michelle McNamara and Patton Oswalt's search for the Golden State Killer
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February 27, 2018:Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner
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February 20, 2018:Neel Mukherjee Tells Ghost Stories
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February 13, 2018:Tayari Jones Redefines American Marriage
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February 6, 2018:Black Lives Matter Co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors
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January 30, 2018:Networking with Niall Ferguson and Gillian Tett
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January 22, 2018:The Hunt for Timothy Leary
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January 16, 2018:Jessica B. Harris and Carla Hall
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January 9, 2018:Naomi Klein & Martin Breum: Climate Change and the Arctic Imagination
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January 2, 2018:Masha Gessen—The Stories of a Life
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December 19, 2017:Neil Gaiman Reads "A Christmas Carol" (Rebroadcast)
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December 12, 2017:Muhammad Yunus & Jeffrey Sachs
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December 5, 2017:Nikki Giovani & Joy-Ann Reid
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November 28, 2017:Stephen Greenblatt & Tony Kushner: Adam and Eve in the Teeth of Time
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November 21, 2017:Kevin Young & Bunk—Hoaxes, Hooey, Hocum; Cons, Plagiarists, and Forgers
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November 14, 2017:Anne Applebaum: Fighting Against the Great Forgetting
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November 7, 2017:Theaster Gates: "I'm Trying to Create an Intimate Moment with Our Most Treasured Assets."
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October 31, 2017:Van Jones: "You have to keep open the possibility for redemption."
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October 24, 2017:Ron Chernow: Grant
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October 18, 2017:Nasty Women
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October 10, 2017:Mike Wallace, Greater Gotham
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October 3, 2017:Salman Rushdie, The Golden House
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September 26, 2017:Jesmyn Ward on 'Sing, Unburied, Sing'
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September 19, 2017:Atul Gawande & Elizabeth Alexander
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September 12, 2017:Kurt Andersen, Fantasyland
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September 5, 2017:Raoul Peck, "I Am Not Your Negro"
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August 29, 2017:Ayobami Adebayo on her debut novel "Stay With Me"
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August 22, 2017:Ibram X. Kendi, Stamped from the Beginning
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August 15, 2017:Noam Chomsky and Wallace Shawn: Rigorous Rationality
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August 8, 2017:How Judy Collins Conquered Her Cravings
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August 1, 2017:Lynn Nottage & Sweat
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July 25, 2017:Immigrant Stories—Min Jin Lee with Simon Winchester
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July 18, 2017:Phillip Glass, Words Without Music
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July 11, 2017:Janet Mock, Surpassing Certainty
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July 4, 2017:Inside the Work and Mind of Nick Cave
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June 27, 2017:David Grann
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June 20, 2017:Tracy K. Smith, New U.S. Poet Laureate
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June 15, 2017:Jelani Cobb, The Half-Life of Freedom (Part 2: Demagogues of American History)
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June 13, 2017:Jelani Cobb, The Half-Life of Freedom (Part 1: The Media and Alternative Facts)
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June 6, 2017:Alec Baldwin
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May 30, 2017:Journalism in the Age of Trump, part 2
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May 23, 2017:Jane Mayer, Winner of the Bernstein Award
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May 15, 2017:George Packer and Reihan Salam with Tony Marx
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May 9, 2017:Syria's Human Side, with Janine di Giovanni
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May 2, 2017:Charlotte McDonald-Gibson, Bernstein Award Finalist
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April 27, 2017:The Librarian Is In: American Passions
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April 25, 2017:Lawrence Krauss w/ Alan Alda. Reality, the Real Story
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April 18, 2017:Gary Younge, Bernstein Award Finalist
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April 11, 2017:Like Passover, But Funnier
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April 4, 2017:Sonia Shah & Pandemic, Bernstein Award Finalist
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March 28, 2017:Women's and Girls' Lives Matter
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March 21, 2017:What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear with Dr. Ofri and Mary Harris
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March 16, 2017:Etgar Keret, the Rock and the Hard Place
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March 8, 2017:Journalism in the Age of Trump
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February 28, 2017:Civil Rights Journeys Across Generations
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February 21, 2017:Casanova: Seduction and Genius in Venice
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February 14, 2017:Hugh Ryan on the Queer Histories of Brooklyn's Waterfront
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February 7, 2017:Emmett Till: True Stories of An American Tragedy
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January 31, 2017:George Washington and the Hyper-Partisan Now
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January 24, 2017:New York Never Built
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January 17, 2017:Art Spiegelman on How He Sees Himself, Becoming a Devotee to Another Artist, and the Artist After Art
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January 10, 2017:Our Compelling Interests: A Panel on Diversity and Democracy
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January 3, 2017:Rebecca Solnit, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro, Garnette Cadogan, Suketu Mehta, and Luc Sante on Phone Maps, Libraries, and Walking
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December 27, 2016:Michael Chabon and Richard Price on Plot, Secular Judaism, and Remembering to Make Stuff Up
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December 20, 2016:Neil Gaiman Reads "A Christmas Carol" (Rebroadcast)
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December 13, 2016:Paul Krugman on Fake News, Lying Candidates, and What Public Intellectuals Need to Do
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December 6, 2016:James McBride on James Brown and NYC
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November 29, 2016:Sarah Sze on Scale, Gravity, and Value
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November 22, 2016:Robbie Robertson on Six Nations Inspiration, Bob Dylan, and Goals of the Soul
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November 15, 2016:Wole Soyinka on Hollywood, Reparations, and Morgan Freeman
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November 8, 2016:Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Margo Jefferson on Understanding Uncle Tom's Cabin
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November 1, 2016:Marina Abramović and Debbie Harry on Doubt and Diaries
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October 25, 2016:Tim Wu on How the Internet Is Not Really Free
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October 18, 2016:Margaret Atwood on Shakespeare in the 21st Century and on YouTube
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October 11, 2016:Mona Eltahawy and Yasmine El Rashidi on White Feminism and the Privilege to Protest
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October 4, 2016:Sally Mann on Cy Twombly and the Babushkas Who Saved Russian Art
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September 27, 2016:Yanis Varoufakis and Noam Chomsky on Money and The Sickest Joke in the History of Humankind
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September 20, 2016:Alan Cumming on Memory, Gore Vidal, and Monica Lewinsky
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September 13, 2016:Edwidge Danticat on Silence, Bridging Audiences, and Participating in Stories
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September 6, 2016:Werner Herzog on Death, Executioners, and Advice for Filmmakers
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August 30, 2016:Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Walter Mosley on Empire, English, and Beethoven
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August 23, 2016:Maggie Nelson & Wayne Koestenbaum on Clarity & Cruelty
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August 16, 2016:Colson Whitehead on "The Underground Railroad" & Poker
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August 9, 2016:Kevin Young & Gabrielle Hamilton on Food & Poetry
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August 2, 2016:Siddhartha Mukherjee on Genetics & Storytelling
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July 26, 2016:Laurie Anderson on Melville, Opera, and Mystery
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July 19, 2016:Derek Walcott on Hemingway, the Caribbean, & First Love
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July 12, 2016:John Lithgow & James Shapiro on Guy Fawkes & Falling for Shakespeare
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July 5, 2016:The World in Words Presents: From Ainu to Zaza
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June 28, 2016:Geoff Dyer on Class in America
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June 21, 2016:Bruce Davidson & Matt Dillon on Lasting Impressions
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June 14, 2016:Padma Lakshmi on NYC & the Greatest Gift
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June 7, 2016:Jill Leovy on Murder in America
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May 31, 2016:Maya Lin on Memorializing What Is Missing
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May 24, 2016:Åsne Seierstad on the Deadliest Attack on Norway Since WWII
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May 17, 2016:The Bad Rap of Do-Gooders: Larissa MacFarquhar
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May 10, 2016:Helen Mirren on Women's Roles & Taking on Shakespeare
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May 3, 2016:Dan Ephron: When The Man Who Almost Changed Israel Met Bill Clinton
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April 26, 2016:Rosanne Cash on Shakespeare, Performing, & Poetry
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April 19, 2016:Dale Russakoff: When Facebook Tried to Save Newark
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April 12, 2016:Robert A. Caro & Frank Rich on Power & Corruption
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April 5, 2016:Elizabeth Alexander & Hilton Als on Dreams & Obsession
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March 29, 2016:Nathaniel Kahn & Matt Mountain on Outer Space & Weird Science
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March 22, 2016:Dana Spiotta on Good People, Heroes, & Writing
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March 15, 2016:Darryl Pinckney & Zadie Smith on Achievement & Beyoncé
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March 8, 2016:Jhumpa Lahiri on Language & Disorder
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March 1, 2016:Debbie Harry with Chris Stein on Beatniks, the Stillettoes, & Style
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February 23, 2016:The Future of Black History
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February 16, 2016:Russell Simmons & Rick Rubin on Music & Meditation
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February 9, 2016:Yusef Komunyakaa on Politics, Imagery, & Memorizing Poetry
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February 2, 2016:Toni Morrison and Angela Davis on Connecting for Progress
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January 26, 2016:Francine Prose on YouTube, Sentences, & War
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January 19, 2016:Junot Díaz on Intimacy & the Game of Fiction
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January 12, 2016:Sharon Olds & Cynthia Nixon on Dickinson, First Drafts, & Selfhood
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January 5, 2016:David Hare on Theater, Anticipation, & Hitchcock
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December 29, 2015:Nico Muhly & Ira Glass on Composers & the Internet
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December 22, 2015:Neil Gaiman Reads "A Christmas Carol" (Rebroadcast)
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December 15, 2015:Timbaland on Mantronix, Reinvention, & Kids
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December 8, 2015:Edmund de Waal on Porcelain, Time Travel, & Sound
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December 1, 2015:Gloria Steinem on Sex, Justice, & Magazines
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November 24, 2015:Mary-Louise Parker on Relationships, Motherhood, & Religion
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November 17, 2015:Elvis Costello on the Internet, Records, & Imitation
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November 10, 2015:Sloane Crosley on College, Jewelry, & Publicity
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November 3, 2015:The 2015 Library Lions on Truth & Inspiration
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October 27, 2015:Shaquille O'Neal on Germany, Rap, & Slam Dunks
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October 20, 2015:Ta-Nehisi Coates on Theft, Atheism, & History
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October 13, 2015:Patti Smith on Authors She Loves
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October 6, 2015:Erica Jong on Becoming a Poet & Favorite Authors
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September 29, 2015:Ron Rash on Writer Survival & Place
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September 22, 2015:Alice Waters on the Pleasures of the Palate
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September 15, 2015:John Lithgow on Shakespeare & Bedtime Stories
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September 8, 2015:Jack White on Music & Freedom (links coming shortly)
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August 31, 2015:In Memoriam: Oliver Sacks on Hallucinations (links coming shortly)
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August 25, 2015:Chimamanda Adichie & Zadie Smith on Race, Writing, & Relationships (links coming shortly)
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August 18, 2015:Colson Whitehead on Poker (links coming shortly)
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August 11, 2015:The Moth on the Power of Storytelling (links coming shortly)
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August 4, 2015:Lou Reed on Playing Outside the Box (links coming shortly)
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July 28, 2015:Vivian Gornick on Voice in Memoir (links coming shortly)
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July 21, 2015:Alan Rusbridger on Whistleblowers & Wikileaks (links coming shortly)
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July 14, 2015:Patti Smith on Youth & Friendship (links coming shortly)
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July 7, 2015:Sally Mann on Ethical Photography & Stories (links coming shortly)
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June 30, 2015:Werner Herzog on Greece & Wrestlemania (links coming shortly)
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June 23, 2015:Dan Savage on Monogamy (links coming shortly)
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June 16, 2015:Suzanne Farrell on George Balanchine (links coming shortly)
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June 9, 2015:Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Bitcoin (links coming shortly)
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June 2, 2015:Damien Echols on Hope & Death Row (links coming shortly)
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May 26, 2015:Matthew Weiner on the End of "Mad Men" (links coming shortly)
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May 19, 2015:Alan Cumming on NYC & Acting (links coming shortly)
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May 12, 2015:Diane von Furstenberg on Confident Women (links coming shortly)
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May 5, 2015:Sonia Sotomayor on Education & Color Blindness (links coming shortly)
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April 28, 2015:Frank Bruni on College Admissions Mania (links coming shortly)
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April 22, 2015:T.C. Boyle on Finding Stories and Themes (links coming shortly)
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April 14, 2015:Tavis Smiley on Maya Angelou (links coming shortly)
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April 7, 2015:Azar Nafisi on the Freedom to Read (links coming shortly)
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March 31, 2015:Jeffrey Deitch on Art & Spectacle (links coming shortly)
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March 24, 2015:RuPaul on Fantasy & Identity (links coming shortly)
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March 19, 2015:Stay Tuned (links coming shortly)
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March 12, 2015:Sarah Lewis & Anna Deavere Smith on Inspiring Failures (links coming shortly)
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March 5, 2015:Ann Patchett & Elizabeth Gilbert on Writing (links coming shortly)
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February 26, 2015:Jay-Z on Hustling & Forgiveness (links coming shortly)
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February 20, 2015:Charles Blow on His Unexpected Childhood Hero (links coming shortly)
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February 12, 2015:Tom Wolfe on Handwriting & Humility (links coming shortly)
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February 6, 2015:Ntozake Shange on Inspiration & Harlem (links coming shortly)
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January 29, 2015:Joan Didion on Writing & Revising (links coming shortly)
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January 23, 2015:Cheryl Strayed on Wild Success (links coming shortly)
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January 16, 2015:Joyce Carol Oates on Inspiration and Obsession (links coming shortly)
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January 9, 2015:Marlon James & Salman Rushdie on Storytelling (links coming shortly)
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December 30, 2014:Thomas Struth on Collective Memory and Family Photos (links coming shortly)
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December 19, 2014:Neil Gaiman Reads "A Christmas Carol" (links coming shortly)
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December 11, 2014:Maira Kalman on Her Favorite Things (links coming shortly)
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December 2, 2014:Mark Strand on Artistic Imagination (links coming shortly)
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November 24, 2014:Marcus Samuelsson on Food, Love, & Gratitude (links coming shortly)
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November 20, 2014:Richard Ford on Becoming a Reader and Finding a Voice (links coming shortly)
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November 13, 2014:George Clinton on the Future of Funk (links coming shortly)
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November 6, 2014:Neil Gaiman on Fairy Tales Revisited (links coming shortly)
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October 31, 2014:Sam Roberts on New York City (links coming shortly)
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October 24, 2014:Marjane Satrapi - Narratives of Social Protest. (links coming shortly)
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October 17, 2014:Jane Smiley - The Last Hundred Years (links coming shortly)
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October 10, 2014:Philip K. Howard - The Rule of Nobody (links coming shortly)
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October 3, 2014:Tom Perotta - Nine Inches (links coming shortly)
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September 26, 2014:Ben Lerner - 10:04 (links coming shortly)
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September 22, 2014:Ayana Mathis - The Twelve Tribes of Hattie (links coming shortly)
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September 5, 2014:Losing Parents to AIDS: The Personal and the Political (links coming shortly)
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August 22, 2014:Robert Morris: "Object Sculpture, 1960-1965" (links coming shortly)
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August 7, 2014:CUT – The Songs That Didn't Make It (links coming shortly)
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July 24, 2014:The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (links coming shortly)
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July 10, 2014:George Prochnik - "The Impossible Exile" (links coming shortly)
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July 3, 2014:Amazon: Business As Usual? (links coming shortly)
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June 26, 2014:A. E. Hotchner - Stories and Biographies (links coming shortly)
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June 23, 2014:Karl Ove Knausgaard and Jeffrey Eugenides – "My Struggle" (links coming shortly)
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June 5, 2014:John Waters - "Car Sick" (links coming shortly)
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May 30, 2014:Colm Tóibín - The Testament of Mary (links coming shortly)
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May 23, 2014:Kara Walker and Jad Abumrad - "A Subtlety" (links coming shortly)
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May 16, 2014:Chuck Palahniuk and Douglas Coupland: "Balls in the Air" (links coming shortly)
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May 9, 2014:Eve Ensler: "In the Body of the World" (links coming shortly)
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April 29, 2014:The Craft Beer Revolution (links coming shortly)
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April 18, 2014:Joyce Carol Oates: "The Landscape of My Spiritual Self" (links coming shortly)
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April 11, 2014:"Books are Conversations": Katherine Boo & Adrian Nicole LeBlanc (links coming shortly)
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April 3, 2014:"Get to the point" | Malcolm Gladwell LIVE from the NYPL (links coming shortly)
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March 26, 2014:The Snow Queen: Michael Cunningham on "Books at Noon" (links coming shortly)
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March 20, 2014:Report from the Interior | Paul Auster on "Books at Noon" (links coming shortly)
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March 13, 2014:The Fun Parts | Sam Lipsyte on 'Books at Noon' (links coming shortly)
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March 6, 2014:The Baby Boom | PJ O’Rourke on Books at Noon (links coming shortly)
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March 3, 2014:The Grand Budapest Hotel: Wes Anderson LIVE from the NYPL (links coming shortly)
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March 3, 2014:The Grand Budapest Hotel | Wes Anderson LIVE from the NYPL (links coming shortly)
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February 6, 2014:You Don't Know Nothing: Toni Morrison and Junot Díaz LIVE from the NYPL (links coming shortly)
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January 30, 2014:My Life In Middlemarch: Rebecca Mead LIVE from the NYPL (links coming shortly)
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January 27, 2014:The Good Lord Bird Band: James McBride LIVE from the NYPL (links coming shortly)
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January 24, 2014:40 Chances: The Buffetts with Tom Brokaw LIVE from the NYPL (links coming shortly)
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January 22, 2014:Undisputed Truth: Mike Tyson LIVE From the NYPL (links coming shortly)
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