Late Night Library

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As an iTunes subscriber, you receive free access to our current shows, Late Night Conversation and Late Night Debut. Late Night Conversation features unscripted talks with authors, publishers, editors, and other professionals influencing book culture, and Late Night Debut is a three-act podcast dedicated to debut books with guest author co-hosts. For more info visit us at LateNightLibrary.org

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http://latenightlibrary.org
Description
Where literature never sleeps
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2017-10-05 19:38
last episode published
2016-03-24 04:22
publication frequency
6.45 days
Contributors
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Number of Episodes
75
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Society & Culture Education History Higher Education Literature Arts

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24.03.2016

Shobha Rao– An Unrestored Woman

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This month we feature Shobha Rao’s debut short story collection, An Unrestored Woman, published by Flatiron Books. Kirkus Reviews calls it “stunning and relentless,” saying that the stories focus on “how the act...
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22.03.2016

Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib– The Crown Ain’t Worth Much

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Kristin Maffei Featured Guest: Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib Tonight, Kristin speaks with debut author Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib about his upcoming book of poetry, The Crown Ain’t Worth Much, which you can purchase at AWP nex...
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8.03.2016

Barbara Roether– This Earth You’ll Come Back To

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Paul Martone March Book Club Selection! This month we feature Barbara Roether’s debut novel, This Earth You’ll Come Back To, published by McPherson& Company. Conversation topics: social class& identity, genera...
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25.02.2016

Lina Meruane– Seeing Red

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller February Book Club Selection! This month we feature Lina Meruane’s English-language debut, Seeing Red, published by Deep Vellum. “This is a penetrating autobiographical novel,” says Publishers Weekly in a starre...
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23.02.2016

Michael McGregor– Pure Act: The Uncommon Life of Robert Lax

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Paul Martone Featured guests: Michael McGregor and John Beer Michael N. McGregor is an author, journalist, editor, teacher and writing consultant based in Portland, OR.  A professor of English and Creative Writing at ...
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16.02.2016

Odilia Galván Rodríguez– Poetry of Resistance

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Kristin Maffei Featured Guest: Odilia GalvĂĄn RodrĂ­guez Purchase Poetry of Resistance: Voices for Social Justice Tonight, Kristin talks with Odilia GalvĂĄn RodrĂ­guez about her new book, Poetry of Resistance: Voices for ...
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19.01.2016

John Matteson– The Annotated Little Women

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Kristin Maffei Featured Guest: John Matteson Purchase The Annotated Little Women Tonight, Kristin talks with John Matteson about his new book, The Annotated Little Women, where he brings his expertise on the Alcott fa...
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12.01.2016

Natalie Serber– Community Chest

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Justin Hocking Featured guest: Natalie Serber ABOUT OUR GUEST HOST Justin Hocking’s memoir, The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld, published by Graywolf Press, won the 2015 Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction....
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5.01.2016

Chaitali Sen– The Pathless Sky

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Paul Martone January Book Club Selection! This month we feature Chaitali Sen’s debut novel, The Pathless Sky, published by Europa Editions. Conversation topics include: cultural life in Austin, Texas, sweeping romanti...
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17.12.2015

Rickey Laurentiis– Boy with Thorn

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This week we feature Rickey Laurentiis’s Cave Canem Poetry Prize-winning debut, Boy with Thorn, published by University of Pittsburgh Press. Judge Terrance Hayes says, “Rickey Laurentiis fills history with his ‘...
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15.12.2015

Sarah A. Chrisman– This Victorian Life

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Kristin Maffei Featured Guest: Sarah A. Chrisman Purchase This Victorian Life Tonight, Kristin talks with Sarah A. Chrisman about her new book, This Victorian Life, where she recounts what it’s like to explore ninetee...
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8.12.2015

Jason Buchholz– A Paper Son

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Paul Martone December Book Club Selection! This month we feature Jason Buchholz’s debut novel, A Paper Son, published by Tyrus Books (January 2016). Conversation topics include: being a global citizen, hiking the Inca...
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17.11.2015

Patty Crane– Bright Scythe

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Kristin Maffei Featured guest: Patty Crane Purchase Bright Scythe   Tonight, Kristin talks with Patty Crane about Patty’s new book, Bright Scythe, a translation of Tomas Tranströmer’s poetry. A poet herself, she learn...
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12.11.2015

Margaret Malone– People Like You

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller Inaugural Book Club Selection! This month we feature Margaret Malone’s debut story collection, People Like You, published by Atelier26. “People Like You is a powerful debut by a writer of immense talent,” says C...
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4.11.2015

Steven Gillis– Dzanc Books

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Paul Martone Featured guest: Steven Gillis Purchase Benchere in Wonderland What is the role of art in the world? And what is the responsibility of the artist? After the death of his wife, Michael Benchere, a well-resp...
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22.10.2015

Alicia Jo Rabins– Divinity School

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This week we feature Alicia Jo Rabins’ debut poetry collection, Divinity School, published by American Poetry Review. In her introduction to the book, Honickman First Book Award judge C.D. Wright writes, “The po...
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20.10.2015

Vanessa Lafaye– Under a Dark Summer Sky

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Kristin Maffei Featured guest: Vanessa Lafaye Purchase Under a Dark Summer Sky here. Beautifully written and seductive, Under a Dark Summer Sky is at once a glorious love story, a fascinating slice of social history, ...
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8.10.2015

Parnaz Foroutan– The Girl from the Garden

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This week we feature Parnaz Foroutan’s debut novel, The Girl from the Garden, published by Ecco. Gloria Steinem calls Foroutan’s debut a “powerful and moving novel about the devastating choices women face when t...
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24.09.2015

Carmiel Banasky– The Suicide of Claire Bishop

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This week we feature Carmiel Banasky’s debut novel, The Suicide of Claire Bishop, published by Dzanc Books. Publishers Weekly writes that Banasky’s debut is “both an intellectual tour de force and a moving refle...
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22.09.2015

Kevin Larimer– Poets& Writers

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Paul Martone Featured guest: Kevin Larimer Register for Poets& Writers Live – Portland   Join Poets& Writers for a day-long program of publishing advice and inspiration at the Pacific Northwest College of Art’...
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15.09.2015

József Szabó– Writers No One Reads

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Kristin Maffei Featured guest: JĂłzsef SzabĂł Highlighting forgotten, neglected, abandoned, forsaken, unrecognized, unacknowledged, overshadowed, out-of-fashion, and under-translated writers, Writers No One Reads is a l...
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10.09.2015

2015 Debut-litzer Prize Judges

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This week we feature conversations with our Debut-litzer Prize judges, Arisa White and Daniel Orozco, about the prize-winning books. Act 1: Host Amber Keller covers entertaining book news and cool new debuts Act...
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8.09.2015

2015 Debut-litzer Winners

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Paul Martone Featured guests: Eugenia Leigh and Catherine Lacey Purchase Blood, Sparrows and Sparrows “Everyone warns us off the rocks. / But what will keep us from the river?” Leigh asks in her debut collection, whic...
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1.09.2015

Paolo Bacigalupi– The Water Knife

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Paul Martone Featured guest: Paolo Bacigalupi Purchase The Water Knife Here Nevada and Arizona skirmish over dwindling shares of the Colorado River, while California watches, deciding if it should just take the whole ...
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27.08.2015

Wendy S. Walters– Multiply/Divide: On the American Real and Surreal

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This week we feature Wendy S. Walters’ debut essay collection, Multiply/Divide: On the American Real and Surreal, published by Sarabande Books. David Shields writes that Walters “brandishes not only fierce moral...
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18.08.2015

Carolina De Robertis– The Gods of Tango

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Kristin Maffei Featured guest: Carolina De Robertis Listen to the episode here: In this episode, Carolina and Kristin talk about the new novel, rich with the cultural history of Buenos Aires, tango, and the hidden sto...
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13.08.2015

Vu Tran– Dragonfish

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This week we feature Vu Tran’s debut novel, Dragonfish, published by W.W. Norton& Company. “The plot of Dragonfish, like every respectable noir, is as tangled as a set of sweaty bed sheets in a no-tell motel...
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23.07.2015

Kamel Daoud– The Meursault Investigation

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This week we feature Kamel Daoud’s debut novel, The Meursault Investigation, published by Other Press. Michiko Kakutani calls it, “[A]n intricately layered tale that not only makes us reassess Camus’s novel but ...
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21.07.2015

Kay Wills Wyma– I’m Happy for You (Sort Of
Not Really)

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Kristin Maffei Featured guest: Kay Wills Wyma Listen to the episode here: In this episode, Kay and Kristin talk about the origin of Kay’s newest book, her meandering career experience (from banker to author!??), and h...
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9.07.2015

Monica McClure– Tender Data

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This week we feature Monica McClure’s debut poetry collection, Tender Data, published by Birds, LLC. NPR says “McClure may be the poster-girl for a new generation of poets: irreverent, well-read, sexy, even dirt...
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7.07.2015

Jen Kirkman– I Can Barely Take Care of Myself

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Paul Martone Featured guest: Jen Kirkman Listen to the episode here: PURCHASE I CAN BARELY TAKE CARE OF MYSELF HERE   In this instant New York Times bestseller that’s “boldly funny without being anti-mom” (“In Touch”)...
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25.06.2015

Mia Alvar– In the Country

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This week we feature Mia Alvar’s debut short story collection, In the Country, published by Knopf. Publishers Weekly calls Alvar’s debut “stunning,” saying, “the yearnings of the characters resonate well beyond ...
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23.06.2015

Chantel Acevedo– The Distant Marvels

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Paul Martone Featured guest: Chantel Acevedo Listen to the episode here: PURCHASE THE DISTANT MARVELS HERE   Maria Sirena tells stories. She does it for money—she was a favorite in the cigar factory where she worked a...
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18.06.2015

Shirley Jackson– We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Late Night Love Affair, hosted by Candace Opper& Sarah Marshall This month Candace and Sarah discuss Shirley Jackson’s novel, We Have Always Lived in the Castle. Topics of conversation include Wauseon, Ohio, New England small towns, timelessness in...
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11.06.2015

Maggie Messitt– The Rainy Season: Three Lives in the New South Africa

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This week we feature Maggie Messitt’s debut work of immersion journalism, The Rainy Season: Three Lives in the New South Africa, published by University of Iowa Press. “In the tradition of writers like James Age...
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9.06.2015

Monica Ong– Silent Anatomies

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Kristin Maffei This week Kristin talks to visual artist and poet Monica Ong. Monica is the daughter of immigrants and talks about her work at the intersection of visual art and poetry, the physical repercussions of cu...
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2.06.2015

Chris Robinson& Gavin Kovite– War Of The Encyclopaedists

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Paul Martone Featured guests: Christopher Robinson& Gavin Kovite Listen to the full episode here: ABOUT THE BOOK In a superb, rare literary collaboration, two major new talents join their voices to tell the story ...
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28.05.2015

Morgan Parker– Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This week we feature Morgan Parker’s debut poetry collection, Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night, published by Switchback Books. Eileen Myles selected Parker’s debut as the winner of the 2013 Gatewood P...
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21.05.2015

Susan Atkins– Child of Satan, Child of God

Late Night Love Affair, hosted by Candace Opper& Sarah Marshall This month Candace and Sarah discuss Susan Atkins’ autobiography, Child of Satan, Child of God, ghostwritten by Bob Slosser and published in 1977. Topics of conversation include ghostw...
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19.05.2015

Gabriel Bamgbose– Something Happened After the Rain

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Kristin Maffei This week Kristin talks to Gabriel Bamgbose, a Nigerian writer, poet, and critic. He is the founder of the Ijagun Poetry Journal, a professor of literature at Tai Solarin University of Education in Nige...
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14.05.2015

Liz Prato– Baby’s on Fire

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This week we feature Liz Prato’s debut story collection, Baby’s on Fire, published by Press 53. As Laryssa Wirstiuk writes in Atticus Review, “Prato’s prose is widely appealing and many-layered: her language is ...
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12.05.2015

Andre Dubus III– Dirty Love

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Paul Martone Featured guest: Andre Dubus III. Andre Dubus III is the author of six books: The Cage Keeper and Other Stories, Bluesman, House of Sand and Fog, The Garden of Last Days, and the memoir, Townie.  House of ...
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6.05.2015

Mary Norris– Between You& Me

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Paul Martone “The dictionary is a wonderful thing, but you can’t let it push you around,” says Mary Norris, tonight’s featured guest. Mary spent more than three decades in The New Yorker‘s copy department, maintaining...
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28.04.2015

Michael Coffey– The Business of Naming Things

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Erika Anderson This week Erika talks to author, poet, and editor Michael Coffey. Michael’s most recent work and fiction debut, The Business of Naming Things, is a book of eight stories exploring family, abandonment, i...
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23.04.2015

Angela Flournoy– The Turner House

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This week we feature Angela Flournoy’s debut novel, The Turner House, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Publishers Weekly writes, “Flournoy evokes the intricacies of domestic situations and sibling relatio...
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22.04.2015

Patrick McDonald& Rachel Bell– Overcup Press

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Paul Martone Tonight’s guests: Rachel Bell, Niki Ganong, and Patrick McDonald. Overcup Press is an independent publisher that specializes in unique titles with a strong design element. Patrick is the press’s publisher...
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16.04.2015

Barbara Newhall Follett– The House Without Windows

Late Night Love Affair, hosted by Candace Opper and Sarah Marshall This month Candace and Sarah discuss Barbara Newhall Follett’s The House Without Windows, published in 1927 when Follett was only twelve years old. Topics of conversation include Charle...
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14.04.2015

Rachel Hadas– The Golden Road

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Kristin Maffei This week Kristin speaks to Rachel Hadas, who offers her richness of experience and insight into the world of poetry, classics, and the writing life. Rachel is formidably accomplished and yet speaks wit...
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9.04.2015

Jay Nebel – Neighbors

Late Night Debut, hosted by Amber Keller This week we feature Jay Nebel’s debut poetry collection, Neighbors, published by Saturnalia Books. “This is a thoroughly American voice,” says Dorianne Laux, “descended from the Beats and from punk rock, from s...
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8.04.2015

Carter Sickels– Untangling the Knot

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Paul Martone Tonight’s guests: Carter Sickels, Ben Anderson-Nathe, and Mel Wells. Carter is the editor of the recently released anthology Untangling the Knot: Queer Voices on Marriage, Relationships,& Identity. Be...
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