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The Archive Project - July 22, 2015

OPB | July 22, 2015 midnight

Episode 38 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project is a rebroadcast that features author Margaret Atwood. She discusses spotty-handed villainesses and the problems of female bad behavior in the creation of literature.

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What World War III Might Look Like

OPB | July 21, 2015 noon

Defense expert Peter W. Singer imagines what World War III might look like in the new novel Ghost Fleet.

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The Archive Project - July 15, 2015

OPB | July 15, 2015 9 p.m.

Episode 37 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project is a rebroadcast featuring writer James McBride. McBride's first book, The Color of Water, is a memoir in which the narrative alternates between his own story and exploration of his racial identity and his white mother’s story.

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The Archive Project - July 8, 2015

OPB | July 8, 2015 9 p.m.

Episode 36 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project is a rebroadcast featuring author Chimamanda Adichie. The Orange Prize-winner speaks about her drive to write, living in Chinua Achebe’s house, and why fiction matters.

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The Archive Project - July 1, 2015

OPB | July 1, 2015 9 p.m.

“Whoever has the power to tell the story has all the power." Tonight, a look back at our episode featuring poet Natasha Trethewey on Literary Arts: The Archive Project.

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The Archive Project - June 24, 2015

OPB | June 24, 2015 9 p.m.

A rebroadcast of episode 2 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project featuring author Wallace Stegner. The “dean of Western writers” discusses fiction’s agenda to tell the truth and the ongoing adventure of the writing life.

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The Archive Project – June 17, 2015

OPB | June 17, 2015 9 p.m.

A rebroadcast of episode 1 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features Elizabeth Gilbert, Calvin Trillin, Colin Meloy and Bella Trent.

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The Archive Project - June 10, 2015

OPB | June 10, 2015 9 p.m.

Episode 32 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features poet Terrance Hayes. He reads and discusses his poems, commenting on race, the South, and his own life.

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The Archive Project - June 3, 2015

OPB | June 3, 2015 9 p.m.

Episode 31 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features poet Anne Carson. She blends a traditional lecture and a collaborative musical spoken word piece to create a new experience of artistic expression.

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The Archive Project - May 27, 2015

OPB | May 27, 2015 9 p.m.

Episode 30 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features poet Mark Doty. He reads from his new collection, Deep Lane, and discusses his influences and sources of inspiration.