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Walrus Interviews In the past the Writer's Cafe conducted interviews with writers of articles in The Walrus magazine. Go to our Walrus Magazine Interviews page to find a list of the interviews you can hear. Or go directly to the Walrus magazine web site.

 

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Many of the interviews at the Writer's Cafe originally aired on "Cabbages & Kings", a one-hour literary program which broadcast for about 15 years on CHUO 89.1 FM at the University of Ottawa, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

 

Press Releases

New From Gutenburg

Old Court Life in Spain; vol. 1/2 by Frances Elliot

Language: English ()

The Belgian Front by Captain Willy Breton

Language: English ()

Lives of Distinguished North Carolinians by Various

Language: English ()

Outlines of Mormon Philosophy by Lycurgus A. Wilson

Language: English ()

Viaje a los Estados Unidos, Tomo 1 (of 3) by Fidel Guillermo Prieto

Language: Spanish ()

Hero Tales from History by Smith Burnham

Language: English ()

Traité de l'administration des bibliothèques publiques by Gabriel Richou

Language: French ()

Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

Language: English ()

The Sisters of Lady Jane Grey and Their Wicked Grandfather by Richard Davey

Language: English ()

New York Review of Books

Praise for 'Talk' and Upcoming Events with Linda Rosenkrantz

NYRB is thrilled to receive praise for Talk, and we hope that you will join us at events with the author in California and New York.

(Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:19:00 -0400)

The 23rd Annual Poets House Showcase Opening Reading with Elizabeth Willis

Elizabeth Willis, author of the NYRB Poets collection Alive, will open this year’s Poets House Showcase.

(Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:54:54 -0400)

Praise for Sasha Abramsky's 'The House of Twenty Thousand Books'

NYRB is pleased to receive praise for Abramsky’s forthcoming The House of Twenty Thousand Books from Edmund de Waal, Publishers Weekly, and Kirkus Reviews.

(Thu, 18 Jun 2015 11:38:38 -0400)

Congratulations to Ian Buruma and Donald Nicholson-Smith!

This week, Buruma won 2015 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay, and Nicholson-Smith was awarded the Translation Prize of the French-American Foundation and Florence Gould Foundation for fiction.

(Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:45:06 -0400)

June Events in New York, Berkeley, and Seattle

Please join us for these exciting June events with Elizabeth Willis, author of the NYRB Poets collection Alive, and Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, translator of the NYRB Classic Songs of Kabir.

(Wed, 03 Jun 2015 18:12:23 -0400)

NYRB Events on May 20 and 21

Join us for a poetry reading with Elizabeth Willis and Peter Richards, and a celebration of Silvina Ocampo with Jason Weiss, Suzanne Jill Levine, and Sylvia Molloy.

(Mon, 11 May 2015 17:44:48 -0400)

NYRB Events on April 26 and 30

Join us for discussions of Edward Mendelson’s Moral Agents and Walt Whitman’s Drum-Taps.

(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:28:28 -0400)

NYRB titles on the PEN Literary Awards shortlist

We’re pleased to announce that Josep Pla’s The Gray Notebook and Ian Buruma’s Theater of Cruelty have made PEN shortlists.

(Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:02:28 -0400)

Upcoming NYRB Events

Join us for events with Renata Adler, Freeman Dyson, and Tim Parks, and for a celebration of Josep Pla.

(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:02:49 -0400)

Happy Birthday, Kingsley Amis!

NYRB Classics is honoring the birthday of Kingsley Amis, born on this day in 1922.

(Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:39:10 -0400)

Titles from NYRB longlisted for PEN awards and shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award

Books by Ian Buruma, Josep Pla, Tove Jansson, and Qiu Miaojin have been honored by PEN and Lamda Literary.

(Fri, 03 Apr 2015 12:12:30 -0400)

Joel Agee on 'Prometheus Bound' at events in NYC

Join the translator of the NYRB Classics edition of Prometheus Bound for discussions about the provocative Greek tragedy.

(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:57:13 -0400)

Upcoming Events: 'Go Figure!' and 'Moral Agents'

A celebration of Philip Guston in New York and a discussion with Edward Mendelson in Washington, D.C.

(Mon, 09 Mar 2015 14:46:54 -0400)

Yashar Kemal, 1922–2015

NYRB is saddened by the death this week of Yashar Kemal, author of Memed, My Hawk and They Burn the Thistles.

(Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:56:44 -0500)

Events for 'Moral Agents' and 'A Legacy' in New York

Join New York Review Books for discussions with Edward Mendelson, Brenda Wineapple, Daniel Mendelsohn, and Edwin Frank.

(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:34:41 -0500)

from Canoe

Playboy's Holly Madison gives a different version of life with Hugh Hefner


Madison gives different version of Hef (Sun, 05 Jul 2015 08:00:00 -0400)

EL James faces some cheek in Twitter chat on 'Fifty Shades of Grey'


James takes Fifty Shades of heat on Twitter (Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:57:47 -0400)

Hugh Hefner: Ex Holly Madison 'rewriting history'


Hefner: Madison 'rewriting history' (Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:58:20 -0400)

Acclaimed author James Salter, known for 'A Sport and a Pastime,' 'Light Years,' dead at 90


Acclaimed author James Salter dies (Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:47:37 -0400)

Shonda Rhimes' memoir 'Year of Yes' to arrive this fall


Rhimes' 'Year of Yes' to arrive this fall (Tue, 02 Jun 2015 16:38:14 -0400)

Margaret Atwood donates writing to literary time capsule


Atwood donates writing to time capsule (Tue, 26 May 2015 11:35:56 -0400)

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