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by William Faulkner
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Here you can listen in on William Faulkner’s sessions with audiences at the University of Virginia in 1957 and 1958, during his two terms as UVA’s first Writer-in-Residence.

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by Allen Ginsberg
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Allen Ginsberg class with William Burroughs. Ginsberg begins by reading from Burroughs's work, including his book Nova Express.

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by Allen Ginsberg
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Irwin Allen Ginsberg (June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) was an American Beat poet born in Newark, New Jersey. Ginsberg is best known for Howl (1956), a long poem about consumer society's negative human values.

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Learn about a leaning progrm called The Brain Gym®

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by Nikki Giovanni
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Nikki Giovanni reads and discusses excerpts from her latest of 27 books, Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea: Poems and Not Quite Poems.

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by Alice Walker
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple and one of the most prominent novelists of her generation, Alice Walker is also a bestselling non-fiction writer whose work has been widely praised.

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by Margaret Atwood
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After 30 years of fiction writing, Atwood is expert at engineering an extreme spin on ordinary life, and pushing the everyday world to its limits. Her talk includes two readings from her latest novel, Oryx and Crake…

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by Margaret Atwood
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Margaret Atwood is an international literary star and one of Canada's most celebrated authors.

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by Umberto Eco
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Umberto Eco, author of The Name of the Rose, speaks about his latest book, Baudolino.

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by Tony Cascardi
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A new prose reading series hosted by English department faculty Vikram Chandra and Melanie Abrams, and featuring distinguished prose writers from the Bay Area.

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