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The Archive Project - Sebastian Junger


On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", journalist and documentary filmmaker Sebastian Junger discusses the unexpected journey that led him to be a war reporter.

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The Archive Project - David Remnick

OPB | Broadcast: May 31, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," David Remnick, Editor of "The New Yorker" and host of "The New Yorker Radio Hour" on OPB, shares humorous personal stories from his his career in journalism.

The Archive Project - Siddhartha Mukherjee

OPB | Broadcast: May 24, 2017

Tonight, Siddhartha Mukherjee recounts the history of genetic science and discovery, and explores the implications of modern genetic research. 

The Archive Project - Michael Ondaatje

OPB | Broadcast: May 17, 2017

Michael Ondaatje shares multiple sequences from his critically acclaimed fourth novel, "Anil’s Ghost." 

The Archive Project - Liars' League

OPB | Broadcast: May 10, 2017

In this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Liars’ League PDX presents stories on the theme “Natives & Transplants.”

The Archive Project - Elmore Leonard

OPB | Broadcast: May 3, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Elmore Leonard shares humorous and telling letters from his readers and discusses the differences between readers, writers, and characters.

The Archive Project - Francine Prose

OPB | Broadcast: April 26, 2017

With humor and great insight, bestselling author, Francine Prose, touches on revisions, the sources of ideas, and teaching writing.

The Archive Project - Salman Rushdie

OPB | Broadcast: April 19, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Salman Rushdie shares humorous stories and deeper insights into his life and career after the publication of "The Satanic Verses." 

The Archive Project - Elizabeth Gilbert and Ann Patchett

OPB | Broadcast: April 12, 2017

Old friends, Elizabeth Gilbert and Ann Patchett, share an intimate conversation about their careers, craft, personal challenges and achievements.

The Archive Project - Verselandia

OPB | Broadcast: April 5, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," students who participated in the 2016 Verselandia! Poetry Slam Competition share their original pieces in front of a live audience.

The Archive Project - Colum McCann

OPB | Broadcast: March 29, 2017

On this episode of the Archive Project, Irish author Colum McCann reflects on the importance of stories and storytelling, and how sharing and listening to stories combats cynicism.

The Archive Project - Barbara Kopple

OPB | Broadcast: March 15, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple takes us behind the scenes of her own life and how she became hooked on narrative and documentary filmmaking.

The Archive Project - Tracy K. Smith

OPB | Broadcast: March 8, 2017

Tonight on "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and newly-named U.S. Poet Laureate, Tracy K. Smith, shares excerpts from her writings and discusses literature’s role in the viability of our culture. 

The Archive Project - Michael Lewis with Hanna Rosin

OPB | Broadcast: March 1, 2017

Tonight on Literary Arts: The Archive Project, Michael Lewis in conversation with Hanna Rosin. They discusses "The Undoing Project," about the men behind a Nobel-Prize winning theory of the mind.

The Archive Project - Mary Oliver

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 22, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," poet Mary Oliver reads a selection of her past works, pausing between poems to share stories about her teaching career and personal life.

The Archive Project - Carlos Fuentes

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 15, 2017

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, Mexican writer and diplomat Carlos Fuentes shares his keynote lecture on the emerging Hispanic population of Oregon and the United States.

The Archive Project - Diane Ackerman

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 8, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", poet, essayist, & naturalist Diane Ackerman reads from "The Zookeeper’s Wife" and shares deeper insights into the true history behind the story.

The Archive Project - Li-Young Lee

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 1, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", poet Li-Young Lee reads from a selection of his work and discusses mortal love, immortal love, and the poet as a medium for the poem.

The Archive Project - Marjane Satrapi

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 25, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", Iranian-born French author and illustrator Marjane Satrapi delves into the process of transforming Persepolis from book to film.

The Archive Project - Sebastian Junger

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 18, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", journalist and documentary filmmaker Sebastian Junger discusses the unexpected journey that led him to be a war reporter.

The Archive Project - Bill Buford

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 11, 2017

Bill Buford discusses Granta magazine and Granta Books, an editor’s ambition to be arrested, and his real-life confrontation with the Italian police.


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