Episodes: Masonry

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Episode 495 – Ruth Scurr

With her wonderful new biography, (Liveright Books), offers up a new approach to Napoleon and our shifting understanding of the natural world. We get into the image...

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Episode 494 – Brian Doherty

Author joins the show to celebrate his fantastic & important new book, (Abrams). We get into the history of underground comix, the twin poles of R. Crumb...

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Episode 493 – Joe Ciardiello

It's our first live episode since The Before Time! The great illustrator rejoins the show for a conversation at ArtYard in Frenchtown, NJ! We talk about ArtYard's ...

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Episode 492 – Howard Chaykin

Legendary comics creator rejoins the show to celebrate the conclusion of his Time2 opus, soon to be released in (Image Comics)! We talk about revisiting Time2 after...

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Episode 491 – Andrew Jamieson

Psychotherapist joins the show to talk about his new book, (Notting Hill Editions/NYRB). We get into the history of midlife crises and the flowering that can result...

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Episode 490 – Alexandra Lange

With her fantastic new book, (Bloomsbury USA), architecture critic explores a subject near and dear to my NJ-native heart: The Mall! We talk about the evolving role...

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Episode 489 – Ira Nadel

Professor & biographer joins the show to talk about (Oxford University Press). We get into Ira's approach to literary biography, his history with Roth's books, and what...

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Episode 488 – Andreas Kilcher and Judith Butler

To celebrate the publication of the groundbreaking book,  (Yale University Press), contributors & join the show for a wide-ranging conversation about Kafka's art & how it intersects...

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Episode 487 – Alvin Eng

Playwright, performer and acoustic punk raconteur joins the show to celebrate his new memoir, (Fordham University Press). We get into his Chinese-American upbringing in the 1960s/70s, his...

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Episode 486 – Charlie Porter

Fashion critic, journalist and author joins the show to celebrate the US publication of (WW Norton). We talk about the Agnes Martin photo that inspired the book,...

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Episode 485 – Kathe Koja

rejoins the show to celebrate the launch of her new project, (Meerkat Press)! We talk about how Dark Factory combines with to create a new world,...

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Episode 484 – Julie Phillips

Author & biographer joins the show to celebrate her amazing new book, (WW Norton). We get into the tensions of being a mother & having a life...

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