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The Archive Project - January 20, 2016

OPB | Jan. 20, 2016 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, author of the memoir Find a Way, discusses defeat, determination, and triumph with Cheryl Strayed, best-selling author of Wild.

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Heroes, Forever and Ever: Bowie Remembered, Doctor Fate Reborn and More

OPB | Jan. 16, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder: Oregonians mourn the death of a legend (including some who shared his stage); a Portland artist helps reboot DC Comics’ Dr. Fate, and a blind but colorful painter in Wallowa County invites us into his studio.

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The Archive Project - January 13, 2016

OPB | Jan. 13, 2016 9 p.m.

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff discusses her newest book, The Witches: Salem, 1962, with Karen Karbo, author of the “Kick-Ass Women” series.

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The Archive Project - January 6, 2016

OPB | Jan. 6, 2016 9 p.m.

Award-winning authors Jon Krakauer and Barry Lopez discuss their lives and their work at Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival on November 7, 2015.

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The Archive Project - December 30, 2015

OPB | Dec. 30, 2015 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, National Book Award-winning poet Nikky Finney gives a powerful performance of her poetry and explains her drive to speak truth beautifully.

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The Greatest Hits Of 2015 On State Of Wonder

OPB | Dec. 26, 2015 noon

We look back on some of the year's highlights: the Go-Go's go Shakespearean, Quentin Tarantino hearts the Hollywood Theatre, Allen Toussaint, Miranda July, Shy Girls, and more.

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The Archive Project - December 23, 2015

OPB | Dec. 23, 2015 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky discusses the physicality of poetry, its impact on culture, and the intent behind his Favorite Poem Project.

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The Archive Project - December 16, 2015

OPB | Dec. 16, 2015 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, Iranian writer and activist Azar Nafisi examines literature as identity, radical stereotypes, and a blind obedience to leadership.

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The Creative Cycle: Reclaimed Exotic Animals, Rejected Santa Photos & An Outgoing Art School President

OPB | Dec. 12, 2015 9 a.m.

Exotic creatures and old Santa pics transformed into art, Portland rocks the Grammies, Heartless Bastards and more on this week's "State of Wonder."

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The Archive Project - December 9, 2015

OPB | Dec. 9, 2015 9 p.m.

Today, Literary Arts: The Archive Project features travel and science author Bill Bryson. With his signature dry humor, Bryson discusses incidents throughout his life that later became part of his books.