Podcasts

Smarty Pants

Illustration of a vintage blue car against a yellow background

Life Is a Highway

Dan Albert on how car culture swallowed America

Stephanie Bastek

Crowdsourced Clairvoyance

Crowdsourced Clairvoyance

Sam Knight on the psychiatrist who tried to predict disaster

Stephanie Bastek

The Intelligence Gatherers

The Intelligence Gatherers

The secret history of how Imperial Russia kept an eye on its Chinese neighbor

Stephanie Bastek

New Name for an Old Ceremony

New Name for an Old Ceremony

Gregory Smithers on two-spirits in Indigenous American history

Stephanie Bastek

Indiana Absurd

Indiana Absurd

Tiffany Tsao on translating a beguiling Indonesian short-story collection

Stephanie Bastek

Portrait as Performance

Portrait as Performance

Meet the Tudor characters that populated Hans Holbein’s world

Stephanie Bastek

Hashtag Lit

Hashtag Lit

Leah Price on how books were social media all along

Stephanie Bastek

No Place Is Perfect

No Place Is Perfect

Adrian Shirk on the search for American utopia

Stephanie Bastek

The Promised Land of the Pampas

The Promised Land of the Pampas

Stephanie Bastek

Sakura Fever

Sakura Fever

How an English eccentric saved Japan’s beloved cherry trees—and spread them around the world

Stephanie Bastek

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Read me a Poem

“Adlestrop” by Edward Thomas

“Adlestrop” by Edward Thomas

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd” by Sir Walter Raleigh

“The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd” by Sir Walter Raleigh

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” by Christopher Marlowe

“The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” by Christopher Marlowe

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“In Country Sleep” by Dylan Thomas

“In Country Sleep” by Dylan Thomas

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“Nevertheless” by Marianne Moore

“Nevertheless” by Marianne Moore

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“The Color Blue” by Boris Pasternak

“The Color Blue” by Boris Pasternak

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“The Love I Gave You Once” by Faiz Ahmed Faiz

“The Love I Gave You Once” by Faiz Ahmed Faiz

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“Tell all the truth but tell it slant” by Emily Dickinson

“Tell all the truth but tell it slant” by Emily Dickinson

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“Soldiers Aim at Us” by Ilya Kaminsky

“Soldiers Aim at Us” by Ilya Kaminsky

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“Kisses” by Gabriela Mistral

“Kisses” by Gabriela Mistral

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

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Americans in Paris

A Conversation with Claude Grunitzky

A Conversation with Claude Grunitzky

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Mira Kamdar

A Conversation with Mira Kamdar

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Lindsey Tramuta

A Conversation with Lindsey Tramuta

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Jordan Mintzer

A Conversation with Jordan Mintzer

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Lauren Collins

A Conversation with Lauren Collins

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Mathieu Lefevre

A Conversation with Mathieu Lefevre

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with James McAuley

A Conversation with James McAuley

Thomas Chatterton Williams

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On the Road

On the Road

By by Ceilidh Michelle

An excerpt from Vagabond: Venice Beach, Slab City and Points in Between by Ceilidh Michelle
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