Litquake is proud to host the San Francisco launch of "The Argonauts," the new genre-bending memoir by Maggie Nelson. Writing in the spirit of public intellectuals such as Susan Sontag and Roland Barthes, Nelson binds her personal experience to a rigorous exploration of what iconic theorists have said about sexuality, gender, and the vexed institutions of marriage and child-rearing. 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
Category:general -- posted at: 10:18pm PDT

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.

Direct download: Lit_Cast_joshua_mohr_full_ep.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:23pm PDT

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.

Direct download: Lit_Cast_katherine_taylor.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:24pm PDT

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
Category:general -- posted at: 9:43pm PDT

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
Category:general -- posted at: 7:23pm PDT

Litquake is honored to host the acclaimed bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates as she discusses the release of her newest psychological noir thriller “Jack of Spades,” with award-winning novelist Cornelia Nixon. Recorded live at Litquake’s Epicenter in San Francisco, and co-presented by Green Apple Books.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:08am PDT

International bestselling author David Vann discusses the hardback release of his newest novel “Aquarium,” with acclaimed writer Tom Barbash (“Stay Up with Me”). Recorded live at Litquake’s Epicenter in San Francisco, in March 2015, and co-presented by Green Apple Books.

Direct download: Lit_Cast_David_Vann.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:43pm PDT

New York Times bestselling author Lisa See discusses the paperback release of her newest novel, “China Dolls,” set in the Asian nightlife of San Francisco’s Chinatown, with acclaimed novelist Lalita Tademy (“Cane River”). Recorded live at Litquake’s Epicenter in San Francisco, in March 2015, and co-presented by the Chinese Historical Society of America.

Direct download: Lit_Cast_LISA_SEE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:26pm PDT

Launch event for DRIVEL, Litquake's first book, edited by Julia Scott. Great authors share their earliest, worst writings! Hear excerpts from this hilarious collection read aloud by everyone from Peter Orner to Andrew Sean Greer. Co-presented by the SF Writers' Grotto, and recorded live at Z Space during Litquake 2014. More book details at litquake.org/drivel.

Direct download: Lit_Cast_DRIVEL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:05pm PDT

Stephan Eirik Clark discusses his debut novel “Sweetness #9,” with essayist/author Joe Loya.  A former Fulbright Fellow to Ukraine, Clark is also author of the short story collection “Vladimir's Mustache,” and teaches English at Augsburg College in Minneapolis. Recorded live at Litquake’s Epicenter in San Francisco, 2014.

Direct download: Lit_Cast_STEPHAN_EIRIK_CLARK.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:37pm PDT