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Beseda - Etgar Keret, Nathan Englander, Mirek Tóda

Artforum

Lovely interview about anything and everything but mostly about books, especially those written by Etgar Keret and Nathan Englander.Invitation of both Keret and Englander is not an accidental one! Besides being good friends, they also happen to translate each other's work. We did successfully overcome unsurpassable covid restrictions and on the line Tel Aviv-Toronto-Bratislava we talked about the newest book by Etgar Keret published in Slovak called Porucha na kraji galaxie (eng. Fly Already) and also about the book Večera v strede zeme (Dinner at the Center of the Earth) by Nathan Englander which are both part of book edition "-klad" by Artforum publishing.Interview was hosted by journalist Mirek Tóda and took place on April 27th 2021.

1hr 36mins

8 Jun 2021

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Bookwaves/Artwaves – April 8, 2021: Larry McMurtry – Nathan Englander

KPFA - Bookwaves/Artwaves

Bookwaves/Artwaves is produced and hosted by Richard Wolinsky. Links to on-line and streaming local theater & book events [1] Bookwaves Larry McMurtry (1936-2021) in conversation with Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff, recorded October 13, 1994 while on tour with Diana Ossana for their collaborative novel, Pretty Boy Floyd. Larry McMurtry, the regional novelist who became an iconic American literary figure, died of congestive heart failure at the age of 84 on March 25, 2021. The author of such classic novels as Lonesome Dove, which won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, The Last Picture Show, Terms of Endearment and Desert Rose, he also wrote over thirty screenplays, many of them in collaboration with Diana Ossana, with whom he lived for several decades, including Brokeback Mountain, for which they won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Rarely one to go on a book tour, Larry McMurtry, along with Diana Ossana, showed up at the KPFA studios to publicize Pretty Boy Floyd, and it was there on, October 13, 1994, that Richard A. Lupoff and Richard Wolinsky had a chance to talk with both of them about their book, and with Larry McMurtry about his career. This program contains excerpts from Larry McMurtry's side of the discussion and does not include Diana Ossana. The complete interview, including Diana Ossana, can be found as a Radio Wolinsky podcast. [2] In these excerpts from the interview, Larry McMurtry discusses the origins of Lonesome Dove, his focuses on small town Midwestern life and on the nature of family, on his feelings about film and television adaptations of his books, and about how he saw himself as a writer. This interview was digitized, remastered and edited by Richard Wolinsky in March 2021. Bookwaves Nathan Englander, whose latest novel is kaddish.com, now out in trade paperback, in conversation with host Richard Wolinsky. The author of two other novels, including Ministry of Special Cases, and two acclaimed short story collections, For the Relief of Unbearable Urges and What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank talks about his latest book, which deals with the intersection of religion and technology, as a religious Jew who can't bring himself to say Kaddish for his late father every day contracts with an on-line company that will do it for him. Radio Wolinsky podcast. [3] Announcement Links Bay Area Book Festival [4]May 1-9: Virtual Festival; Kazuo Ishiguro, Sunday May 2, 2 pm. Books Inc [5]  S.A. Lelchuck, Tuesday, April 13, 5 pm; Alonzo King, Wednesday, April 14, 6 pm. Jenny Lawson with Christopher Moore, Wednesday, April 21, 5 pm. Book Passage. [6] Elizabeth George, April 10, 1 pm. Dorothy Wickenden, April 10, 4 pm. Jazmin Darznik, April 17, 4 pm. Heidi Kuhn, April 22, 6 pm. Julia Sweig, April 24, 4 pm. Rickie Lee Jones & Peter Coyote, April 26, 6 pm. The Booksmith  [7]  K.S. Komireddi [8]April 14, 12 pm; Miah Jeffra, April 19, 6 pm. Center for Literary Arts, San Jose. [9] Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, the author of Travesty Generator, Thursday April 15, 7:30 pm. Kepler’s Books [10]  Temple Grandin, April 9, 6 pm. This Is Now: Our Climate Future, April 20, 12 noon. American Conservatory Theatre [11] Act Out Loud, Virtual Play Reading Series: Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw, April 12-16, The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder, April 26 - May 2. Aurora Theatre [12] Streaming now: The Flats, written by Lauren Gunderson, Cleaven Smith and Jonathan Spector, with Lauren English, Anthony Fusco and Khary L. Moye, directed by Josh Costello, Aurora Connects conversations every other Thursday at 5 pm. Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye, adapted for audio, starts on April 9th, runs through May 21. Berkeley Rep [13] 10-episode audio series: Place/Settings: Berkeley, all episodes available now.  What's in a Play, [14] Mondays 6:30 & 8 pm. Zoom, Registration required. June, 2021: Swept Away, a new musical. Brava Theatre Center: [15] Who's Your Mami Comedy, April 15, 7 pm. California Shakespeare Theatre 16 Upcoming events to be scheduled. Central Works [17] Audio plays: Bystanders by Patricia Milton, streaming now. The Human Ounce by Nicole Parizeau, streaming now.  . Cinnabar Theatre. [18] Mac Beth, an update of Shakespeare's play, adapted by Erica Schmidt, starts April 16. Contra Costa Civic Theatre [19]Running for My Life, April 11, 4 pm on Zoom: interviews about the January 6th insurrection. Curran Theater: [20] Harry Potter and the Cursed Child set to resume May 30, 2021. Custom Made Theatre [21] Undiscovered Works: Tiny Fires by Aimee Suzada, May 7, 7 pm. 42nd Street Moon [22]. Jason Graae, Perfect Hermany, musical tribute to Jerry Herman, April 10 - May 7. Third Tuesday, Talks Over the Moon, 8 pm: Every other Friday at 8 pm: Full Moon Fridays Cabaret. Sundays at 8 pm: Quiz Me Kate: Musical Theatre Trivia. Magic Theatre. [23] See website for plays in the upcoming season, dates to be announced. Marin Theatre Company [24] The Catastrophist by Lauren Gunderson, streaming through July 24, 2021. Natural Shocks by Lauren Gunderson, streaming through Soundcloud [25]. Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts [26] See website for upcoming events. New Conservatory Theatre Center [27] Interlude by Harrison David Rivers streams March 1 - April 14, pay as you wish. TransNational Cabaret, starts May 10. Pear Theater. [28]Under Milkwood by Dylan Thomas, streams March 12-April 11. Ray of Light: [29] Upcoming schedule to be announced. Remote Theater. [30] Upcoming schedule to be announced. San Francisco Playhouse [31].  I Was Right Here by Julia Brothers, streams through April 17, 2021. Shoot Me When ... by Ruben Grijalva, starts streaming May 1, 2021. SFBATCO [32]Hella Theatre, April 8, 6 pm. Shotgun Players. [33] Feel the Spirit by Noelle Vinas, a Zoom commission, live performance, April 9-11, see website for times and ticket prices. The Breath Project. [34] Complete collection streaming on demand. The Marsh: [35] See calendar for listings. Theatre Rhino [36]Thursday performance conceived and performed by John Fisher on Facebook Live and Zoom at 8:30 pm: April 8: Sutro. Free Zoom reading: Falling Skies by Brayden Frascome, April 8, 2021, free. Gay As They Say by Mark Nadler, May 21-23, see website for times of the live performance. TheatreWorks Silicon Valley [37]. Hershey Felder live from Florence: Anna and Sergei (Sergei Rachmaninoff), May 16, 2021. Streaming to follow. New Works Festival online: April 23-May 15, 2021. National, Misc: Chamber Music San Francisco: [38] April 10, 7 pm: Quauor Arod from Paris. Dance Mission Theatre. [39] See website for listings Oregon Shakespeare Festival: [40] This Is Who I Am streams April 13 -25. From past seasons, currently streaming: Manahatta; Snow in Midsummer. Streaming now: Manahatta; This Is Who I Am. Talking Back, a six part web series. On-demand audio recordings of early plays; videos of Indigenous Peoples Day 2020, etc. Atlantic Theatre Company. [41] See website for streaming programs. Irish Repertory Theatre. [42] Poetic Reflections: Words Upon the Window Pane, streaming through May 2; John Cullum: An Accidental Star, streaming April 8-22. Playbill List of Streaming Theatre: [43] Updated weekly, this is probably the best list you'll find of national and international streaming plays and musicals. Each week has its own webpage, so scroll down. National Theatrical Streaming: [44] Upcoming plays from around the country. If you’d like to add your bookstore or theater venue to this list, please write Richard@kpfa.org [45] [1] https://kpfa.org/episode/bookwaves-artwaves-april-8-2021/#EVENTLINKS [2] https://kpfa.org/area941/episode/larry-mcmurtry-1936-2021-1994/ [3] https://kpfa.org/area941/episode/nathan-englander-kaddish-com/ [4] https://www.baybookfest.org/ [5] https://www.booksinc.net/ [6] https://www.bookpassage.com/ [7] https://www.booksmith.com/ [8] https://www.booksmith.com/event/ks-komireddi [9] https://www.clasanjose.org/ [10] https://www.keplers.com/ [11] https://www.act-sf.org/ [12] https://auroratheatre.org/ [13] https://berkeleyrep.org/ [14] https://berkeleyrep.org/whatsinaplay/index.asp [15] https://www.brava.org/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=https%3A//d31hzlhk6di2h5.cloudfront.net/20201027/72/27/90/b1/06aa7e5aaa3473a1c7496592_1280x212.jpg&utm_campaign=October%2028%2C%202020 [16] https://calshakes.org/ [17] http://centralworks.org/ [18] https://cinnabartheater.org/ [19] https://ccct.org/ [20] https://sfcurran.com/ [21] https://www.custommade.org/ [22] https://42ndstmoon.org/ [23] http://magictheatre.org/ [24] https://www.marintheatre.org/ [25] https://soundcloud.com/lauren-gunderson-1/natural-shocks-a-one-woman-play-in-a-tornado-by-lauren-gunderson?ref=clipboard&p=i&c=1 [26] https://missionculturalcenter.org/ [27] https://www.nctcsf.org/ [28] https://www.thepear.org/ [29] http://rayoflighttheatre.com/ [30] https://remote.theater/ [31] https://www.sfplayhouse.org/sfph/ [32] https://www.sfbatco.org/ [33] https://shotgunplayers.org/ [34] https://www.thebreathproject2020.com/ [35] https://themarsh.org/ [36] http://therhino.org/ [37] https://theatreworks.org/ [38] http://www.chambermusicsf.org/ [39] https://dancemissiontheater.org/2021/01/26/march-5-13-d-i-r-t-festival-2021-harriets-gun/ [40] https://www.osfashland.org/ [41] https://atlantictheater.org/ [42] https://irishrep.org/ [43] https://playbill.com/ [44] https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/17/theater/streaming-theater.html [45] https://kpfa.orgmailto:Richard@kpfa.org

59mins

8 Apr 2021

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#10 - Nathan Englander

Writing F(r)iction

Nathan Englander is the author of the story collections For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, an international best seller, and What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, and the novels The Ministry of Special Cases, Dinner at the Center of the Earth and kaddish.com. His books have been translated into twenty-two languages. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a PEN/Malamud Award, the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, and the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2013. His play, The Twenty-Seventh Man, premiered at the Public Theater in 2012. He is Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University and lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and daughter.

1hr 11mins

22 Oct 2020

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Nathan Englander - Sulla felicità

Inside Vogue Italia

Americano, insignito del PEN/Malamud Award, Nathan Englander (1970) nel 2019 ha vinto il premio Fernanda Pivano. È appena uscito il suo nuovo romanzo “Kaddish.com” (Einaudi). Ecco la sua voce mentre racconta “Nessuno sta in piedi da solo”, il breve racconto scritto per Vogue Italia. Testo e voce Nathan Englander, a cura di Elisa Pervinca BelliniAmerican author Nathan Englander (b.1970) is the recipient of the PEN/Malamud Award and in 2019 earned the Fernanda Pivano prize. His new novel, “Kaddish.com”, is out now. Listen to the author reading “Nessuno sta in piedi da solo”, the short story he wrote for Vogue Italia. Text and voice Nathan Englander, curated by Elisa Pervinca Bellini.

2mins

14 Aug 2020

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Summer Reads: Ottessa Moshfegh, Nathan Englander, & Team Bookable!

Bookable

On this special 'Summer Reads' episode Amanda calls up authors Ottessa Moshfegh and Nathan Englander to find out what they're reading. Then the rest of Team Bookable gives Amanda their picks, complete with a special appearance from Darth Vader! Episode Credits:This episode was produced by Andrew Dunn, Beau Friedlander and Amanda Stern. It was mixed and sound-designed by Andrew Dunn who also created Bookable's chill vibe. Our host is Amanda Stern. Beau Friedlander is Bookable's executive producer and editor in chief of Loud Tree Media.  Music:"Books that Bounce" by Rufus Canis, "Different Strokes" by Jupyter, "Timeless Love" by Joonie, "Uni Swing Vox" by Rufus Canis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

33mins

28 Jul 2020

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22. Nathan Englander and Abigail Pogrebin

76West: A Podcast from the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan

This week, Abigail Pogrebin interviews author Nathan Englander, as part of Abby’s ongoing series at the JCC, What Everyone’s Talking About. Nathan Englander is author of the novels Dinner at the Center of the Earth, The Ministry of Special Cases, and kaddish.com. He’s responsible for the story collections For the Relief of Unbearable Urges and What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank. Englander’s short fiction has been widely anthologized, including in 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories. This conversation was recorded in front of a live audience on April 17, 2019.

51mins

8 Apr 2020

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Nathan Englander on kaddish.com

Shakespeare and Company: Writers, Books and Paris

We were joined by the brilliant Nathan Englander to discuss his “rollicking, generous-hearted tale of faith, identity and family” (FT) kaddish.com.

57mins

14 Jan 2020

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400: Nathan Englander!

The Drunken Odyssey with John King: A Podcast About the Writing Life

This week, I talk to fiction writer Nathan Englander about the pressurized form of fictional worlds, giving the reader something worth their time and money, getting to the pain as soon as possible, continuing to learn about one's craft deep into one's career, Judaism in literature, and the wisdom of our friend Darin Strauss. Nathan Englander and your humble host in The Confucius Institute at Miami Dade College.[/caption] Books Discussed

52mins

4 Jan 2020

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Episode 44: Nathan Englander + Colson Whitehead (October 10, 2019)

The Greenlight Bookstore Podcast

Two former Brooklyn neighbors (and longtime friends) of Greenlight take the stage as Pulitzer finalist Nathan Englander discusses his novel kaddish.com with Colson Whitehead, in a conversation about family, faith, and the temptations of the internet. (Recorded at the Fort Greene store on March 26, 2019.) 

39mins

10 Oct 2019

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Nathan Englander - kaddish.com

WYPL Book Talk

Nathan Englander won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his collection, What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank. In addition to fiction, Nathan writes for the stage, and has also won a Guggenheim Fellowship. Today we'll be talking about his fifth book of fiction, kaddish.com, which is published by Knopf.

1hr 14mins

25 May 2019

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