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Jul 1, 2024

Walk on the wild side, with two phenomenal biographers: Cynthia Carr on Candy Darling—dreamer, icon, superstar—and Brad Gooch on pop-art activist Keith Haring.


Jun 4, 2024

Revel in all things Carson McCullers, the wunderkind writer who catapulted to fame in 1940 with the publication of The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. On tap: Mary V. Dearborn, author of the biography Carson McCullers: A Life; and Suzanne Vega. 


Mar 27, 2024

Audio from 1890, the symbolic power of pizza, blue suede shoes, thinking like a vulture, and more in our season roundup of favorite moments, with Nafis White, Chris Rush, Alexi Worth, Odili Donald Odita, Daron Hagen, Sam Lipsyte, Will Hermes, Lee Clay Johnson, David Gates, Brian Evenson, Ilana Boltvinik, Martha McPhee...


Jan 4, 2024

Interdisciplinary artist Nafis M. White on unraveling history, finding resilience and beauty in loss, and enlisting raw materials like hair to explore power and identity.