Author Q&A: Lauren Kessler on Raising the Barre

Lauren Kessler, author of fourteen books and an instructor of storytelling at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, has been enamored with the world of tutus, arabesques, and plies since she was five years old. Her latest book, Raising the…

Epilogue Episode 4 – 8.21.15

Host Dana Bredeweg talks new Tolkien novels, Gosling-less Notebook spin-offs, Project Putin, and more in this episode of Epilogue.

Author Q&A: Alex Tizon

Big Little Man: In Search Of My Asian Self author Alex Tizon explains how his book became a memoir. (more…)

Epilogue Episode 3 – 8.14.15

In the studio after a harrowing escape from her zipper, Epilogue host Dana Bredeweg gives us the latest. In this week's episode: Dr. Suess is still publishing new books (sort of), hackers love Jane Austen, a mailman makes a special literary delivery, and…

Epilogue Episode 2 – 7.31.15

Host Dana Bredeweg talks about Netflix's "unfortunate" new series, killer coloring books and Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari.  Find the article Dana mentions on Amazon's new payment policies here.

Epilogue Episode 1 – 5.21.15

Join us for our first episode of Epilogue, a news-in-review show about books, produced by students at the University of Oregon. Host Dana Bredeweg brings us the latest in literary news, from Mark Twain's lost letters to the San Francisco Chronicle to adult…

BookSmarts: War of the (ghost) worlds

University of Oregon student Monica Nunan has developed a broad spectrum of literary knowledge. She tells us about her favorite books, spanning from historical fiction such as When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka to teen angst in graphic novel form, Ghost World…

Happy Birthday, Nicolas Chamfort

"The most wasted day of all is that on which we have not laughed."

- Nicolas Chamfort

The famous French author and conversationalist Sébastien-Roch Nicolas Chamfort, regarded for his clever and astute observations, was born on April 6, 1741, making this his 276th birthday. Chamfort tragically committed suicide during the French Revolution after he was threatened with imprisonment for the…

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