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A curated selection of videos, including book trailers, brief interviews, and other literary curiosities updated daily.
"What if there was a place just for book lovers?" Booklandia.TV is a new web video channel featuring author interviews, book reviews, literary news, and more. The channel is produced by the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication in Portland, Oregon in partnership with Powell's Books.
Based on David Lipsky’s book Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace (Broadway Books, 2010), this forthcoming film follows Lipsky's five-day interview with David Foster Wallace just after the publication of his book Infinite Jest (Little, Brown, 1996). The film is directed by James Ponsoldt with a screenplay by Donald Margulies.
"Engaged, open, curious, firm, prepared by all that’s come before, no surprises, but ready to be surprised again." PBS NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Brown speaks about his experiences in his life and work that influenced his debut poetry collection, The News: Poems (Copper Canyon Press, 2015).
Bill Gates shares his enthusiasm and suggestions for books to read this summer, which include On Immunity: An Inoculation (Graywolf Press, 2014) by Eula Biss, Hyperbole and a Half (Touchstone Books, 2013) by Allie Brosh, and The Magic of Reality (Free Press, 2012) by Richard Dawkins.