Phillip Lopate

Episode 410 – Phillip Lopate

Virtual Memories Show 410: Phillip Lopate “This book is like a tracing of American history through the essay. The essay is way to process ideas. All these problems we face in America I came to realize we had cycled through again and again: immigration, racism, sexism, disabilities. All of these questions of inclusion and exclusion…

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Episode 204 – Phillip Lopate

Virtual Memories Show 204: Phillip Lopate “There were times when I was transcribing the tapes and I’d catch my breath and say, ‘Oh, my God.’ I would stop the tape and just sit there, staring into space. Did I hear what I just heard? It was a shocking, dramatic experience.” Is wisdom possible? One of…

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