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The Zero Meter Diving Team - Jim Shepard - Literary Roadhouse Ep 182

Literary Roadhouse: One Short Story, Once a Week

Discussion Notes: The Zero Meter Diving TeamThis week’s story: The Zero Meter Diving Team by Jim Shepard Next week’s story: Out There by Kate Folk Rated: CleanGerald, Andy and Anais discuss “The Zero Meter Diving Team” by Jim Shepard, a story which parallels the power dynamics of a Russian family with the Chernobyl disaster they experienced. Please excuse the ongoing references to HBO’s Chernobyl series. Anais and Gerald had both recently watched it before reading this story.Have thoughts on this story?Did we miss a crucial piece of this story? Tell us below! Or on Twitter @litroadhouse or in our FB group The Literary Roadhouse Readers.Support us on PatreonWe are an indie podcast dependent on contributions from listeners like you. You decide how much to give and every bit helps.Support us on Patreon Looking for more to read?Click here for a full list of all short stories discussed on the podcast.The post Ep 182: The Zero Meter Diving Team by Jim Shepard appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

28mins

17 Jan 2021

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The Zero Meter Diving Team - Jim Shepard - Literary Roadhouse Ep 182

Podcasts – Literary Roadhouse

Discussion Notes: The Zero Meter Diving TeamThis week’s story: The Zero Meter Diving Team by Jim Shepard Next week’s story: Out There by Kate Folk Rated: CleanGerald, Andy and Anais discuss “The Zero Meter Diving Team” by Jim Shepard, a story which parallels the power dynamics of a Russian family with the Chernobyl disaster they experienced. Please excuse the ongoing references to HBO’s Chernobyl series. Anais and Gerald had both recently watched it before reading this story.Have thoughts on this story?Did we miss a crucial piece of this story? Tell us below! Or on Twitter @litroadhouse or in our FB group The Literary Roadhouse Readers.Support us on PatreonWe are an indie podcast dependent on contributions from listeners like you. You decide how much to give and every bit helps.Support us on Patreon Looking for more to read?Click here for a full list of all short stories discussed on the podcast.The post Ep 182: The Zero Meter Diving Team by Jim Shepard appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

17 Jan 2021

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6) Jim Shepard - Zero Meter Diving Team

Prosecco N Prose | A Book Club

The heat is on when Wendy and Amy dive into Jim Shepard's short "The Zero Meter Diving Team," a fictionalized narrative on the Chernobyl disaster. Who will be left with more than just radiation burns?Link to short: Zero Meter Diving Team

42mins

8 Jul 2020

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Ep 115 - April 22, 2020 (Emil Amos, Jim Shepard, V-3, Young Marble Giants, Lime Spiders)

3 Songs Podcast

Emil Amos (of Grails, Om, Holy Sons, Drifter's Sympathy) joins Bob and Mike to discuss the impact of college radio in the '90s, four-track recording, the Ajax catalog, and nearly getting arrested in Australia, plus songs from Reagan Youth, Bumcello, Jim Shepard, Two Dollar Guitar and more.

1hr 55mins

23 Apr 2020

Most Popular

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Jim Shepard

Better Known

28mins

8 Mar 2020

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Kirk Interviews Jim Shepard

The Spazcosoft Podcast

Jim Shepard is a former AAA developer turned indie. He is best known for Dungeonmans (https://www.dungeonmans.com) and Tangledeep (http://www.tangledeep.com). He can be reached on twitter as @dungeonmans or on twitch as PlayDungeonmans (https://www.twitch.tv/playdungeonmans).

1hr 37mins

18 Oct 2019

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Jim Shepard reads from his new novel 'The Book of Aron'

The Seattle Public Library - Author Readings and Library Events

'The Book of Aron' is a devastating, heartbreaking, sometimes comic, novel of the Warsaw ghetto during the Nazi occupation, as seen through the eyes of a street-wise boy. -- Aron’s family is driven from the Polish countryside into Warsaw. Aron and a handful of boys and girls smuggle and trade contraband through the quarantine walls in hopes of keeping their families alive, hunted all the while by blackmailers and by police and the Gestapo. Separated from his family, Aron is rescued by Janusz Korczak, a real-life doctor, an advocate of children's rights, who was put in charge of the Warsaw orphanage. -- "This moving novel bears witness to human complexity with an uncompromising compassion. It is a testament not only to Janusz Korczak and the children in the Warsaw Ghetto but to every child abandoned in war. History must open our hearts to the present and this is Jim Shepard's powerful achievement." --Anne Michaels, author of 'Fugitive Pieces'. -- Jim Shepard is the author of six previous novels and four story collections, including 'Like You'd Understand, Anyway,' which was a finalist for the National Book Award and won The Story Prize. His short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, McSweeney's, The Paris Review, The Atlantic, and Granta, among others, and has appeared in 'The Best American Short Stories' and 'The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories.' He teaches at Williams College.

1hr 1min

13 Dec 2018

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Joshua Ferris | The Dinner Party with Jim Shepard | The World to Come

Free Library Podcast

Watch the video here. Then We Came to the End, Joshua Ferris's ''truly affecting novel about work, trust, love, and loneliness'' (Seattle Times), won the 2008 PEN/Hemingway Award for best first novel and was a finalist for the National Book Award. His other works include The Unnamed and To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, which was shortlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize. One of The New Yorker's ''20 Under 40'' writers and winner of the International Dylan Thomas Prize, Ferris has published fiction in Granta, Prairie Schooner, and Best American Voices, among other places. The Dinner Party, his first story collection, is rife with characters searching for answers in the aftermath of life's pitfalls. ''Nailing entire worlds together with teeming, precise detail'' (The New York Times), Jim Shepard is the author of seven novels, including The Book of Aron and Project X. A writer's writer, he is perhaps more celebrated for his short fiction, which has appeared in publications ranging from The Paris Review to Playboy. His story collections include You Think That's Bad and Like You'd Understand, Anyway, a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of The Story Prize. His new collection explores the emotional hazards of everyday life writ large on the canvases of historic tragedy and triumph. (recorded 5/24/2017)

1hr 1min

16 Jul 2018

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Men in Blazers 06/29/17: Jim Shepard Pod Special

Men In Blazers

Rog talks with American novelist and short story writer Jim Shepard about his new book "The World To Come," how he unearths and selects the stories he tells, his love for Amsterdam Football Club Ajax, and why he's Alex Trebek's worst nightmare.

33mins

28 Jun 2017

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96 Dracula, Lolita, and the Power of Volcanoes (with Jim Shepard)

The History of Literature

Author Jim Shepard joins the podcast to discuss everything from the humor of Christopher Guest and S.J. Perelman to the poetic philosophy of Robert Frost and F.W. Murnau’s classic film, Nosferatu. He and host Jacke Wilson flutter around Nabokov’s Lolita, sink their teeth into Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and descend into the world of volcanoes in Krakatua 1883, where they explore how an author discovers emotional truths in unexpected places. Other works and artists discussed include Robert Frost, Howard Nemerov, James Thurber, Robert Stone, Anne Carson, Love at First Bite, and the deadpan style of Pat Paulsen.Show Notes: Contact the host at jackewilsonauthor@gmail.com or by leaving a voicemail at 1-361-4WILSON (1-361-494-5766).You can find more literary discussion at jackewilson.com and more episodes of the series at historyofliterature.com.Check out our Facebook page at facebook.com/historyofliterature.You can follow Jacke Wilson at his Twitter account @WriterJacke. You can also follow Mike and the Literature Supporters Club (and receive daily book recommendations) by looking for @literatureSC.Music Credits:“Handel – Entrance to the Queen of Sheba” by Advent Chamber Orchestra (From the Free Music Archive / CC by SA).“Sweeter Vermouth” and “Spy Glass” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 2mins

8 Jun 2017

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