Month: June 2015

Podcast 123 – The Hidden Wish of Words

Virtual Memories Show #123: Langdon Hammer – The Hidden Wish of Words “What I really cared about most, what drew me, was the relationship between lives and work, between how we live and what we do, and what we do with it. And that’s one of James Merrill’s major subjects.” Langdon Hammer, Chair of the…

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Podcast 122 – A Muse Apart

Virtual Memories Show #122: Jonathan Galassi – A Muse Apart “The literary writer still needs someone to have a dialogue with, to help shape their book, understand it and make it as presentable to the world as possible.” FSG president Jonathan Galassi has been a literary editor and publisher for more than four decades, so…

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Podcast 121 – The Limits of Love

Virtual Memories Show: Christie Watson – The Limits of Love “I wanted to explore the idea in this novel that despite love, some families simply cannot survive.” British author Christie Watson joins the show to talk about her new novel Where Women Are Kings (Other Press). We talk about the process of adoption, her history with Nigeria (and why…

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Podcast 120 – Laboratory of Imagination

Virtual Memories Show: Lorenzo Mattotti – Laboratory of Imagination “In my work, I always try to arrive at a new level of capacity. To do that, you must be ready spiritually. When I arrive at that level, there is a fear. You have to break your knowledge to arrive at that level.” Lorenzo Mattotti is one…

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