LOA LIVE: Online programs inspired by Library of America publications
A Tribute to Gary Snyder
Fiddler on the Roof on Stage and Screen: The Surprising Journey of a Great American Musical
The Heart of American Poetry, with Edward Hirsch
Maxine Hong Kingston and Viet Thanh Nguyen
Our Town for Our Time: How Thornton Wilder’s Play Speaks to a Changing America and Around the World
World War II Memoirs: The Pacific Theater
Filming Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred, with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Kurt Vonnegut at 100, with Robert Weide
Adam Gopnik: Middle-class manners and the heart of Molière’s comedy
American Christmas Stories
Rediscovering Rachel Carson: The Oceans, the Climate Crisis, and the “Poet of the Sea”
How W.E.B. Du Bois restored Black eyewitness accounts to the history of Reconstruction
Burning Boy: Paul Auster on the Extraordinary Life and Work of Stephen Crane
Virginia Hamilton and the Transformation of American Children’s Literature
Watch: Two discussions of Richard Wright’s The Man Who Lived Underground
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