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Live At Wordstock: Chuck Klosterman | Hannah Tinti | Katie Kitamura

This week on "State of Wonder," culture writer Chuck Klosterman pulls back the curtain on celebrity profiles and two ace authors discuss their thrilling new novels.

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Francis Ford Coppola with Melena Ryzik

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," the "New York Times’" Melena Ryzik interviews writer, filmmaker, and entrepreneur Francis Ford Coppola on the subject of his new book "Live Cinema and Its Techniques."

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Live at Wordstock: 'Welcome to Night Vale' | Morgan Parker & Tommy Pico

'State of Wonder' broadcasts live from Portland's Book Festival with the creators from the 'Welcome to Night Vale', plus two electric poets.

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Painting That Saved Family From Holocaust Comes Home

Almost 80 years ago, a painting was traded for a visa to escape Nazi Germany. After an international "art hunt" the painting appears to have been found. 

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Where To Find 'State Of Wonder' At Wordstock 2017

This Saturday, "State of Wonder" will record three live shows at Literary Arts' Wordstock Festival with authors Tom Perotta, the creators of "Welcome to Night Vale," Chuck Klosterman, Katie Kitamura and more.

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Colson Whitehead & Yaa Gyasi

Colson Whitehead and Yaa Gyasi joined in 2016 at Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival to discuss race, fiction, and the legacy of both in American culture.

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Taneka Stotts On Throwing Fire And Investing In Herself

The co-founder of Beyond Press talks about editing the breakout anthology “Elements: Fire.”

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Into The King's Mouth With Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne

Flaming Lips' frontman Wayne Coyne brings interactive installation to PNCA.

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News Roundtable | Tribal Housing | Holocaust Painting Comes Home

Our news roundtable takes up the week's headlines. The federal government refuses to honor a tribal housing agreement. And a family painting sold to escape the Holocaust has been found.  

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Poetry And Science Collide In The Work Of Samiya Bashir

The Portland poet explores how principles like Black Body Theory and Planck's Constant impact the real world, from a taxi cab ride to gun violence and Groucho Marx.