Lit Cast is proud to present this live recording of the recent Litquake event featuring author and screenwriter Dennis Lehane, for the Bay Area launch of his recent novel "The World Gone By." In this episode, Lehane is joined onstage by film noir historian Eddie Muller, in a conversation about his book-to-film career. Recorded live at Jewish Community Center San Francisco during the 2015 Litquake festival in San Francisco. https://www.facebook.com/litquake/ https://twitter.com/Litquake

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Lit Cast is proud to present this live recording of the recent Litquake event featuring activist, emcee and front-man Boots Riley, for the Bay Area launch of his new book Tell Homeland Security—We Are The Bomb. In this episode, Boots is joined onstage by comedian W. Kamau Bell and author Adam Mansbach, in a conversation about the intersection of art and politics. Recorded live at Z Space during the 2015 Litquake festival in San Francisco.

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Lit Cast is proud to present this live recording of the recent Litquake event “Horror and Hilarity: A Conversation with Christopher Moore and S.G. Browne.” Both of these authors have mastered the craft of mining humor from the macabre: soul-collecting demons, romance-seeking zombies, undead redhead vampires and more. Moderated by book journalist Zack Ruskin, and recorded live at Z Below during the 2015 Litquake festival in San Francisco.

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Litquake is honored to present this live recording of the recent event "Writing Cultural Identity." Short story writers Chinelo Okparanta and Vu Tran discuss the fiction of cultural identity, migration, and the craft of good writing. Born in Nigeria, Chinelo is author of the collection “Happiness, Like Water” and the novel “Under the Udala Trees.” Born in Vietnam, Vu is author of many published short stories, as well as the novel “Dragonfish.” Moderated by Commonwealth Prize winner Nayomi Munaweera. Recorded live at Z Below during the 2015 Litquake festival in San Francisco.

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Litquake is proud to co-present the monthly Poetic Tuesday series, our summertime collaboration with the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, showcasing top Bay Area poets and musicians. This episode was recorded on May 12, and features Tria AndrewsRebecca FoustBill MayerBruce Snider, and musical guest Naima Shalhoub. Recorded live at Jessie Square in downtown San Francisco.

Direct download: Lit_Cast_poetic_tues.mp3
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Litquake is proud to host the San Francisco launch of "The Argonauts," the new genre-bending memoir by Maggie Nelson. This thoughtful, unabashed, uncompromising book examines the dangerous intersection of reality and the imaginary, where coding and technology seek to highlight and augment our already flawed human connections. In conversation with fiction writer Lucy Corin. Recorded live at Litquake’s Epicenter in San Francisco, and co-presented by Green Apple Books.

Direct download: Lit_Cast_maggie_nelson.mp3
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Litquake is proud to host the San Francisco launch of "All Ths Life," the newest novel by Joshua Mohr, which examines the dangerous intersection of reality and the imaginary, where coding and technology seek to highlight and augment our already flawed human connections. In conversation with Litquake co-founder Jack Boulware. Recorded live at Litquake’s Epicenter in San Francisco, and co-presented by Green Apple Books.

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Litquake is honored to host the San Francisco launch of "Valley Fever," the newest novel by Katherine Taylor, set amid the wine country of Fresno, California. In conversation with journalist/author Frances Dinkelspiel. Recorded live at Litquake’s Epicenter in San Francisco, and co-presented by Green Apple Books.

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Litquake is honored to host the comedian, writer, director and legendary Kid in the Hall Bruce McCulloch as he discusses his newest book, "Let's Start a Riot: How A Young Drunk Punk Became A Hollywood Dad," with writer/musician Paul Myers. Recorded live at Litquake’s Epicenter in San Francisco, and co-presented by Green Apple Books.

Direct download: Lit_Cast_MCCULLOCH.mp3
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Litquake is honored to host the legendary actor/activist/author Peter Coyote as he discusses the release of his new spiritual biography, “The Rainman's Third Cure: An Irregular Education,” with Center for Investigative Reporting board chairman Phil Bronstein. Recorded live at Litquake’s Epicenter in San Francisco, and co-presented by Green Apple Books.

Direct download: Lit_Cast_PETER_COYOTE_FULL_EPISODE.mp3
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