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Bookworm

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Rank #119 in Literature category

Arts
Literature
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Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.

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Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.

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The Best

By FloydLQ - Sep 28 2018
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The greatest Silverblatt is the most insightful reader alive

Beautiful Show

By Rpolivka - Mar 24 2018
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Certain episodes have brought me to tears. There is real love put into this show.

iTunes Ratings

271 Ratings
Average Ratings
206
29
12
13
11

The Best

By FloydLQ - Sep 28 2018
Read more

The greatest Silverblatt is the most insightful reader alive

Beautiful Show

By Rpolivka - Mar 24 2018
Read more

Certain episodes have brought me to tears. There is real love put into this show.

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Bookworm

Updated 22 days ago

Rank #119 in Literature category

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Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.

Rank #1: David Sedaris: Calypso

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David Sedaris is hilarious but that’s just the obvious. He discusses the art of melancholy, and mortality, topics in his new book of humorous stories, Calypso.

Jul 26 2018
28 mins
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Rank #2: Tommy Orange: There There

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Beauty and despair woven into their history, twelve multigenerational urban Native Americans find ways to live in Tommy Orange’s There There.

Oct 18 2018
28 mins
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Rank #3: Susan Orlean: The Library Book

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Susan Orlean’s The Library Book is about the cultural institution of libraries, with each chapter a source of its own excitement.

Oct 25 2018
28 mins
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Rank #4: Linda Spalding: A Reckoning

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Linda Spalding’s novel, A Reckoning, based on her family history, describes past nightmares that trickle into today.

May 31 2018
28 mins
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Rank #5: Rita Bullwinkel: Belly Up

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Bewildered imagination finds a home in the stories of Rita Bullwinkel's Belly Up.

Jun 28 2018
28 mins
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Rank #6: Yiyun Li: Where Reasons End

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In Yiyun Li’s Where Reasons End, a mother discovers a place where she can talk to her son who committed suicide.

Mar 21 2019
28 mins
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Rank #7: Marlon James: Black Leopard, Red Wolf: The Dark Star Trilogy

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Marlon James discusses the endlessly beautiful and brutal world of Black Leopard, Red Wolf, the first novel in The Dark Star Trilogy. 

Mar 14 2019
28 mins
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Rank #8: Dennis Cooper and Zac Farley: Permanent Green Light

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Bookworm alumnus Dennis Cooper, and collaborator Zac Farley, discuss the creative impulses behind their film Permanent Green Light.

Feb 28 2019
28 mins
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Rank #9: Deborah Eisenberg: Your Duck Is My Duck: Stories

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Again Deborah Eisenberg demonstrates herself as a masterful and electric writer, in her new collection of seven stories, Your Duck Is My Duck.

Jan 17 2019
28 mins
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Rank #10: Barbara Kingsolver: Unsheltered

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In Barbara Kingsolver’s Unsheltered, char acters feel as if they did what was right in life, but get a bad deal at the end of their lives.

Dec 06 2018
28 mins
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Rank #11: Joshua Cohen: ATTENTION: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction

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Joshua Cohen’s collection of nonfiction, ATTENTION: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction, examines the effect of the internet and technology on the human mind.

Sep 13 2018
28 mins
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Rank #12: Mary Ruefle: My Private Property

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Mary Ruefle reads the entirety of her glorious and gruesome essay about shrunken heads, the title essay in her book My Private Property.

Jan 31 2019
28 mins
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Rank #13: Sam Lipsyte: Hark

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A novel that presents ambiguity as a constant feature of modern life,   Hark   is a book full of tensions, written with Sam Lipsyte’s fine grain strangeness, and absent of easy answers.

Feb 21 2019
28 mins
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Rank #14: Chloe Aridjis: Sea Monsters

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Sea Monsters is a fascinatingly consistent and exquisitely shaped novel by Chloe Aridjis.

Mar 07 2019
28 mins
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Rank #15: Edward St. Aubyn: The Complete Patrick Melrose Novels

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Edward St. Aubyn’s Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, Mother’s Milk, and At Last: The Complete Patrick Melrose Novels, recently adapted into a five-episode limited series on Showtime.

Sep 27 2018
28 mins
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Rank #16: Joshua Cohen and Samuel Nicholson: ATTENTION: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction

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Samuel Nicholson edited three of Joshua Cohen’s books at Random House, including his recent collection of nonfiction, ATTENTION: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction.

Sep 20 2018
28 mins
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Rank #17: Patrick deWitt: French Exit

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French Exit by Patrick deWitt, a vastly amusing novel about a spider woman.

Oct 04 2018
28 mins
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Rank #18: Jeff Jackson: Destroy All Monsters: The Last Rock Novel

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Jeff Jackson’s Destroy All Monsters: The Last Rock Novel comes at the same story from radically different angles that echo and rewrite each other.

Jan 03 2019
28 mins
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Rank #19: Gary Shteyngart: Lake Success

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Gary Shteyngart’s Lake Success is about a hedge-fund manager billionaire who has lost track of what he once cared about and loved.

Oct 11 2018
28 mins
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Rank #20: Christian Kracht: The Dead

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Christian Kracht’s The Dead is an expectations bending book with more tricks than a circus.

Aug 09 2018
28 mins
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