The Monthly Digest: June 2017


The Monthly Digest: June 2017
Each month LARB’s contributors and editors conduct riveting, revealing conversations with cultural figures from around the world. Firmani; memoirist   Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich and Douglas Preston, author of The Lost City of the Monkey God; eminent literary scholar Jonathan Culler; and —   in the second installment of Scott Timberg’s series “All the Poets (Musicians on Writing)” —   Rhiannon Giddens, Appalachian and Piedmont fiddle-and-banjo revivalist and founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops. — LARB Editorial

The Language We Inherit Is Not One: A Conversation with Almog Behar
Shoshana Olidort – May 1, 2017
Shoshana Olidort talks to poet Almog Behar…. In May we featured interviews with the poets Almog Behar, who writes both in Hebrew and Arabic, and Adam Zagajewski, a giant of Polish (and world) literature; comics artists Yumi Sakugawa and Gabrielle Bell; major   novelists George Saunders and Tom McCarthy (the latter as part of Brad Evans’s “Histories of Violence” series), as well as debut novelist B.