New Lit Cast: Daniel Alarcón in conversation with Daniel Gumbiner
Litquake proudly hosts the San Francisco launch of Daniel Alarcón’s highly anticipated new novel At Night We Walk in Circles, which The New York Times has called ”Wise and engaging….a provocative study of the way war culture ensnares both participant and observer, the warping fascination of violence, and the disfiguring consequences of the roles we play in public.” Alarcón is also author of War by Candlelight and Lost City Radio. In conversation with Daniel Gumbiner from McSweeney’s and recorded live in front of a capacity crowd at the Hotel Rex in San Francisco. Click litquake.org/litcast, visit iTunes, or find us on Stitcher, and download to the shiny device of your choice.
Lit Cast: ZZ Packer in conversation with Sarah Ladipo Manyika
Acclaimed author ZZ Packer (Drinking Coffee Elsewhere) has received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award, a Whiting Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She is currently at work on a novel, Thousands, about the Buffalo Soldiers, which was excerpted in The New Yorker’s 20 Under 40 Fiction Issue. In conversation with Sarah Ladipo Manyika, and recorded live during Litquake 2013, at Museum of the African Diaspora. Download it at litquake.org/litcast, iTunes, or Stitcher.