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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.

 

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New From Gutenburg

Harper's Young People, August 9, 1881 by Various

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The Daughters of the Little Grey House by Marion Ames Taggart

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Queer Little Folks by Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Across the Andes by Charles Johnson Post

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Le vergini by Marco Praga

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Nerlich & Co. Fall and Holiday Trade Catalogue. 1900-1901 by Nerlich & Co.

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Psychological Warfare by Paul M. A. Linebarger

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New York Review of Books

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)

Edward Mendelson's 'Moral Agents'

Edward Mendelson discuss his new book, Moral Agents: Eight Twentieth-Century American Writers, at events in New York City.

(Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:39:54 -0500)

Patrick Leigh Fermor's 100th Birthday

February 11, 2015, marks the centenary of Patrick Leigh Fermor’s birth. Celebrate with 30% off all Patrick Leigh Fermor titles for a limited time.

(Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:50:28 -0500)

‘In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist’ Named a Sophie Brody Award Honor Book

Ruchama King Feuerman’s novel was honored at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in Chicago.

(Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:01:41 -0500)

NYRB at ALA Chicago

New York Review Books and The New York Review of Books will be at the ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits in Chicago this Friday, January 30th, through Monday, February 2nd.

(Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:44:44 -0500)

Upcoming Events with Peter Bush, translator of ‘The Gray Notebook’

Celebrate Josep Pla’s masterpiece, The Gray Notebook, and Catalan literature at events with translator Peter Bush in January and February.

(Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:19:46 -0500)

Upcoming Events with Darryl Pinckney

This week and next, hear the frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and author of Blackballed speak at events in New York City.

(Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:23:34 -0500)

Saturday Story Time with Chris Raschka

On Saturday, January 10, at 11 a.m., join Chris Raschka for Greenlight Bookstore’s Saturday Story Time. The Alphabetabum author will lead kids in activities based on the pictures and poems in the book.

(Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:14:58 -0500)

NYRB Meet-Up in Vancouver

(Wed, 07 Jan 2015 10:30:57 -0500)

Panel Discussion: Victor Serge's 'Midnight in the Century'

On Wednesday, December 3rd, at 7:30 p.m., join NYRB Classics for a panel discussion of Victor Serge’s Midnight in the Century. Edwin Frank, Richard Greeman, and Christopher Winks will be panelists, and Jenny Greeman will moderate.

(Tue, 02 Dec 2014 12:57:59 -0500)

New Old Classics: Pushkin, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Chekhov

On Monday, December 1st, at 7 p.m., NYRB Classics editor Edwin Frank will be in conversation with translator Marian Schwartz about the lasting appeal of Russian literature to translators, editors, and new audiences. The panelists will discuss the new NYRB Classics edition of Alexander Pushkin’s The Captain’s Daughter, translated by Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler, as well as Marian Schwartz’s translation of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, published by Yale University Press. Translator and PEN World Voices co-founder Esther Allen will moderate. The discussion is a part of Read Russia’s Russian Literature Week, and a reception will follow.

(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:47:43 -0500)

An Evening with John Ehle

On Tuesday, November 25th, at 7 p.m., John Ehle will discuss his book The Land Breakers, published in a new edition by NYRB Classics, with writer Jackson Taylor and his daughter, the actress Jennifer Ehle, at McNally Jackson bookstore.

(Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:59:38 -0500)

from Canoe

Late author Elmore Leonard's early short stories to be published


A new collection of short stories by Elmore Leonard from early in the late American crime author's career will be released this summer, publisher William Morrow said on Tuesday. (Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:08:05 -0400)

Tom DeLonge unveils plans for 15 novels


Tom DeLonge unveils plans for 15 novels (Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:24:46 -0400)

Lil Wayne working on tell-all book


Rapper Lil Wayne is reportedly touting an explosive tell-all book to publishers in which he divulges details of an early feud with Drake. (Fri, 20 Mar 2015 23:00:56 -0400)

Jon Cryer details his crazy time working with Charlie Sheen


Cryer details crazy times with Sheen (Fri, 20 Mar 2015 11:49:45 -0400)

Terry Pratchett, author of fantasy 'Discworld' novels, dies at 66


'Discworld' author Terry Pratchett dies (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:01:04 -0400)

Comic book artist Norman Lee feared dead at 47


Comic book artist feared dead at 47 (Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:59:01 -0400)

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