Past Art of Writing
Doreen St. Félix is a staff writer at the New Yorker and the magazine’s TV critic. She talks with author and New Yorker critic Hilton Als.
Katrina Dodson, winner of the 2016 PEN Translation Prize, reflects on why there is no such thing as a perfect translation, and why the work of translating requires inhabiting other worlds.
Writer, journalist, and scholar Carlo Rotella is joined in conversation by UC Berkeley professor of English Scott Saul.
Michael Lewis, author of The Big Short, Moneyball, and other bestselling books, discusses his career and practice as a writer.
Patricia Williams is the James L. Dohr Professor of Law at Columbia University. A scholar of race, gender, and law, she is a prolific writer across a variety of genres. Her books include The Alchemy of Race and Rights and Open House: Of Family, Food, Piano Lessons, and the Search for a Room of My Own. She is a columnist for the Nation.
Cultural critic Greil Marcus and publisher Steve Wasserman discuss their nearly half-century of collaboration.
Award-winning Brazilian novelist and poet Adriana Lisboa speaks in conversation with Professor Candace Slater (Spanish & Portuguese) about the work of writing and translation.