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by Allen Ginsberg
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.
by William Faulkner
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 Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood is an international literary star and one of Canada's most celebrated authors.
by Robert Pinsky
Join award-winning author and poet, Robert Pinsky, and Emerson scholars, Richard Geldard and David M. Robinson, in celebrating the bicentennial of Ralph Waldo Emerson with a live reading from famous American essays including Self-Reliance, The Oversoul and The American Scholar.
by Margaret Atwood
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…
by Nikki Giovanni
Nikki Giovanni reads and discusses excerpts from her latest of 27 books, Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea: Poems and Not Quite Poems.
by Tony Cascardi
A new prose reading series hosted by English department faculty Vikram Chandra and Melanie Abrams, and featuring distinguished prose writers from the Bay Area.
by Gore Vidal
In his latest book, Gore Vidal takes readers behind the scenes as America's founding fathers fought and worked to create a new country.
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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