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Eve Ewing

Eve Ewing, creative queen of Chicago

Poet/Sociologist/Educator/Tweeter Eve Ewing talks about poetry, Afrofuturism, hip hop, and social media.

Eve Ewing, creative queen of Chicago

Philip Roth on "The Plot Against America"

Philip Roth on "The Plot Against America"

As You Dislike It

As You Dislike It

Josh Katz’s Dialect Quiz Show

Josh Katz’s Dialect Quiz Show

Colson Whitehead Goes Zombie

Colson Whitehead Goes Zombie

The End of “The Road”

Cormac McCarthy’s novel “The Road” takes the prize for bleakest vision of a post-apocalyptic future. But at its emotional core is the bond between father and son.

The End of “The Road”

Gary Shteyngart’s Super Funny Scary Future

In “Super Sad True Love Story,” Gary Shteyngart imagines a dystopian world that’s frighteningly familiar.

Gary Shteyngart’s Super Funny Scary Future

You Should Finally Read "Infinite Jest"

Two decades after David Foster Wallace’s "Infinite Jest" came out, his biographer D.T. Max argues it’s Wallace’s masterpiece — and an enduring classic.

You Should Finally Read "Infinite Jest"

American Icons: Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman set out to invent a radically new form of poetry for a new nation. His book was first viewed as bizarre and obscene — one reviewer said that the author should be publicly...

American Icons: Leaves of Grass

Mark Helprin

Mark Helprin

John Irving

John Irving

John Irving Continued

John Irving Continued

Special Guest: John Irving

Special Guest: John Irving

Wingdale Community Singers

Wingdale Community Singers

Commentary: National Book Award

Commentary: National Book Award