Also, Jonathan Lethem returns to recommend Alison Lurie’s brilliant novel of transplants in LA, The Nowhere City. Errol Morris reveals a couple secrets of his craft, and his sense of what, at the end of the day, still remains. LARB Radio Hour: Errol Morris on “The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography”; Plus, Alison Lurie’s “The Nowhere City”
By LARB AV – July 7, 2017
Errol Morris, the legendary filmmaker, joins Kate, Medaya, and Eric to discuss his new documentary The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography. A loving investigation of the work of a longtime friend, the film represented a new challenge for a master celebrated for revealing the tortured souls of America’s elite war criminals on the big screen.