Bookbabble Episode 52: Genre and Literature – Hanging out with Brian Evenson

Nov 14, 2009 by

Bookbabble Episode 52: Genre and Literature – Hanging out with Brian Evenson

Recorded 9 Nov 2009
Babblers: Bjorn, Marcel, Renee, Donny, François with guest Brian Evenson

Synopsis:

The group is pleased to have Brian Evenson, award-winning literary/horror author of Altmann’s Tongue, Last Days and The Open Curtain, among many others.  We discuss the man and his work in this interview, covering genres, literature, his work as the Chair of the Literary Arts Program at Brown University, translation works, ebooks and prodigious reading input.

 

Show Length: 1:27:23 mins

 

Brian Evenson on the Web

 

 

Mentioned

  • Éric Chevillard (François’s write-up here)
  • Robert Coover
  • Keith Waldrop
  • John Edgar Wideman
  • Carole Maso
  • CD Wright
  • William Gass
  • Gilles Deleuze
  • Daniel Alarcon
  • Wells Tower
  • Tom McCarthy
  • Laird Barron
  • Shelley Jackson
  • Antoine Volodine
  • Underland Press

 

Books

 

[audio:http://m.podshow.com/media/17719/episodes/197313/bookbabbletheshow-197313-11-14-2009.mp3]

 

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Bookbabble Episode 4: Ebooks? That’s doolally!

Jun 5, 2008 by

Bookbabble Episode 4: Ebooks? That’s doolally!
Recorded 3 May 2008
Babblers: Lars, Gem, Donny

Synopsis:
Lars invites the others to ponder on the importance of language, of the responsibilities of translators and of the English language’s propensity to adapt words from other languages into its own. Also discussed are the good and bad about ebooks, and if it could this be the future of reading. Discover Gem’s secret feelings for the Kindle. Other chitchat include finding love in the library, mobile bookstores and Donny’s book warehouse sales haul!

Show Length: 53:40mins

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