Episodes: Masonry

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Episode 469 – Raman Sehgal

With his new book, , marketing entrepreneur (& longtime pal) explores what it really means to learn from your mistakes. We talk about the failures and missteps that...

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Episode 468 – Wallis Wilde-Menozzi

Author, poet and translator returns to the show to explore her new memoir/meditation, (FSG). We talk about the uses and abuses of silence, the magic of herons,...

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Episode 467 – Ken Krimstein

With his new book, (Bloomsbury), cartoonist recreates a lost world, bringing to life the true stories of Jewish youth in 1930s Lithuania, preserved in anonymous submissions for...

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Episode 466 – Gil Roth and Aaron Finkelstein

Our final guest of the year is . . . me! I invited my long-time pal to interview me as we close out 2021. We talk about my...

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Episode 465 – The Guest List 2021

Thirty of this year's Virtual Memories Show guests tell us about the favorite books they read in 2021 and the books they hope to get to in 2022! Guests...

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Episode 464 – Nora Krug

Artist, illustrator & author rejoins the show to talk about her work on the new Graphic Edition of Timothy Snyder's (Ten Speed Press). We get into how...

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Episode 463 – Sophia Glock

With her wonderful new YA graphic memoir (Little, Brown Young Readers), recounts a key moment from her teenage years: the discovery that her parents were intelligence officers...

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Episode 462 – Edward Sorel

Legendary artist, illustrator, cartoonist, & author joins the show to celebrate the publication of his memoir, (Knopf). We get into his remarkable career (and "unremarkable life"), the...

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Episode 461 – Matt Madden

With his new book, (Uncivilized Books), cartoonist takes readers on a post-modern, formalist dive into comics. We talk about the challenge of tinkering with story structure while...

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Episode 460 – Rutu Modan

With (Drawn & Quarterly, tr. Ishai Mishory), Israeli cartoonist has created a fantastic, thoughtful, wonderful, hilarious, complex, cinematic thrill-ride of a story about a search for the...

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Episode 459 – Tess Lewis and Alta Price

They were among the last people I recorded with before lockdown, and now translators and are back to talk about co-curating the (which runs from November...

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Episode 458 – Robert Emmet Meagher

With (Pegasus Books), professor distills a half-century of reading and teaching Camus' work to show us how the writer and thinker continues to resonate 60+ years after...

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