»

| Give a Gift |

  • Digital Edition

Clip of the Day

A curated selection of videos, including book trailers, brief interviews, and other literary curiosities updated daily.

<< first < previous Page: 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 next > last >>

601 - 610 of 1003 results

Bloomsday

For lovers of Irish literature, and the work of James Joyce in particular, June 16 is a special day. Bloomsday is a celebration of the life of the Irish author on the day in which the events of his novel Ulysses (which stars Leopold Bloom, hence the name) is set. To commemorate the thirtieth annual observance, we present Adam Harvey's performance of pages 193 to 195 of Finnegans Wake.

Watch the Video

Ecclesiastes 11:1

"Helps us to believe / That it’s no great sin to give, / Hoping to receive," writes Richard Wilbur in this poem, read by the iPhone-wielding video artist Faith Eskola's five-year-old child and brought to life by Motionpoems.

Watch the Video

Inside Random House

While essentially a promo for the largest general-interest trade book publisher in the world, this clip does offer a valuable look at the jobs of a few of the many people who work at Random House, from editorial and design through production, marketing, sales, and distribution.

Watch the Video

Natasha Trethewey

The new poet laureate is seen here reading "Theories of Time and Space" at last year's Oxford Conference for the Book in Oxford, Mississippi.

Watch the Video

Garden of Your Mind

Lest we forget the simple pleasures of the imagination, we present John Boswell's incredible tribute to the person who nurtured a lot of writers before they ever knew how to write: Mister Rogers.

Watch the Video

Ray Bradbury

The author, who died on Wednesday at the age of ninety-one, is seen here in a 2009 conversation with Lawrence Bridges about his best-known work, the novel Fahrenheit 451. President Barack Obama noted yesterday that Bradbury's "gift for storytelling reshaped our culture and expanded our world."

Watch the Video

My Little Gatsby

What would happen if you took Baz Luhrmann's trailer for The Great Gatsby and combined it with clips from the animated My Little Pony series? Thanks to YouTube we need wonder no longer. Enjoy Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio) as Pinky Pie and Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) as Rainbow Dash.

Watch the Video

Pen to Paper

When you get right down to it, writing is (or used to be) all about putting marks on a piece of paper. And while there are plenty of inspiring photographs and videos celebrating the typewriter, this clip of John Mottishaw writing with a custom fountain pen (using an ink called Iroshizuku Tsuki-uo Night Sky, or Greenish Deep Blue) is oddly captivating. (The writing starts at about the 1:58 mark.)

Watch the Video

Tom Wolfe: Blood Lines

The release of Oscar Corral's independent documentary film will coincide with the October publication of Tom Wolfe's fourth novel, Back to Blood, which is set in Miami and focuses on the subject of immigration.

Watch the Video

The Age of Miracles

Karen Thompson Walker's debut novel, one of the books generating a lot of prepublication buzz this summer, sets the coming-of-age story of an eleven-year-old girl against the backdrop of a natural calamity unlike anything anyone has ever seen. Foreign rights to The Age of Miracles have already been sold in more than two dozen countries; Random House will publish it in the U.S. later this month.

Watch the Video

<< first < previous Page: 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 next > last >>

601 - 610 of 1003 results

Subscribe to P&W Magazine | Donate Now | Advertise | Sign up for E-Newsletter | Help | About Us | Contact Us | View Mobile Site

© Copyright Poets & Writers 2014. All Rights Reserved