The Archive Project - Jan. 21, 2015

OPB |Jan. 21, 2015 9 p.m.

Episode 11 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features Christopher Hitchens. With his signature humor and intellect, Hitchens challenges his audience to consider the themes of his bestseller God is Not Great.

The Archive Project - Jan. 14, 2015

OPB |Jan. 14, 2015 9 p.m.

Episode 11 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features author Frank McCourt. In a humorous lecture filled with personal anecdotes, McCourt discusses his Catholic upbringing and his teaching career.

The Archive Project - Jan. 7, 2015

OPB |Jan. 07, 2015 9 p.m.

Episode 10 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features author Elizabeth Strout. In her lecture “Why I think fiction matters,” Strout explores how reading magnifies our understanding of the human experience. 

The Archive Project - Dec. 10, 2014

OPB |Dec. 10, 2014 3:23 p.m.

Episode 9 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features author, A.L. Kennedy. In a self-deprecating talk peppered with excerpts from her favorite authors, Kennedy brings listeners along her journey to becoming a professional writer.

The Archive Project - Dec. 3, 2014

OPB |Dec. 02, 2014 11:25 a.m.

Episode 8 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features a talk by the late Saul Bellow. Bellow examines boyhood, nostalgia, the importance of the arts, and the “privileged communication” of the novel.

Ursula K. Le Guin Draws Spotlight At National Book Awards

OPB |Nov. 20, 2014 12:50 p.m.

THURSDAY: The legendary Northwest author delivered an impassioned speech last night at the National Book Awards, where she received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

The Authors Road: Chronicling America's Writers

OPB |Oct. 28, 2013 12:35 p.m.

MONDAY: Portland-based couple George Mason and Salli Slaughter have been travelling across the country in an RV creating an archive of interviews with influential American writers.

Malcolm Gladwell Talks About Sports And "David And Goliath"

OPB |Oct. 11, 2013 12:25 p.m.

In his new book, David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell dismantles conventional thinking on topics ranging from education to criminal sentencing to basketball strategy.

Salman Rushdie's Years As Joseph Anton

OPB |Oct. 08, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Salman Rushdie's memoir Joseph Anton documents his life during the years the Ayatollah of Iran had issued a fatwa calling for Rushdie's death.

Malcolm Gladwell And Dave Miller Talk Sports, David and Goliath And More

OPB |Oct. 05, 2013 midnight

Malcom Gladwell sat down with Think Out Loud host Dave Miller to discuss a range of topics and his new book, David and Goliath.

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