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A Brave Man on Life Elsewhere

Nicholson Baker is a brave man. He knew what he was getting himself into. He went ahead anyway. The hardest part was getting his fingerprints taken. “I’m a writer,” he says, “I bash away on...

Intriguing, Alluring: Samana on Life Elsewhere

“Samana are a nomadic duo who recently returned from a year-long trip living and writing on the road. Having taken residence in a farmhouse in the Brecon Beacons, Samana have since built an analogue studio...

Gene Sculatti Was There

“I went to most of The Grateful Dead’s early shows, 66 to 68, completely straight if you doubt my take on the band, and I did love them, either I’m a liar or I have no...

The Detectives on Life Elsewhere

Dublin Murder Squad, detective Antoinette Conway is hard-edged, gloriously rough-speaking and doesn’t suffer fools gladly. Antoinette, the narrator in Tana French’s new novel, The Trespasser, takes the reader on a roller-coaster of whodunit journey. Tana...

Trumpery* on Life Elsewhere

“Charles Dickens would have had a fine time with Mr. Trump.” Says Bryan Kozlowski, adding, “He liked larger than life people, Mr. Trump could easily be a character out of a Dickens’ novel!” Kozlowski, is...

Debate This! on Life Elsewhere

The first Presidential debate between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump, scheduled for Monday, September 26th is being hailed as the biggest event since the invention of sliced bread. The audience could exceed 100 million people, according...

A Fly On The Wall at Life Elsewhere

Generation Chef by Karen Stabiner is a captivating page-turner about the first year at a young chef’s first restaurant. Stabiner researched her story like a fly on the wall in Jonah Miller’s New York kitchen....

Понимание того, как россияне понимают Америку* on Life Elsewhere

“Russia Hacks DNC”, “The New Red Scare”, “Trump’s Pal Vlad”. Russia keeps showing up in the headlines as we hurtle toward the most bizarre Presidential election ever. Mr. Trump, the GOP Presidential nominee, constantly refers...

What Have You Learned Since 9/11? on Life Elsewhere

Fifteen years have passed since that fateful day on September 11, 2001. Has time changed how we now understand the impact of those unprecedented attacks on America? If so, what have we learned since 9/11? In...

“Thank You, For Reading My Book!” on Life Elsewhere

“Thank you, for reading my book!” You’d think that would be an odd comment for an author to utter to a talk-show host. After all, if you are going to interview someone about a book...

Influential & Ignored: Folk Devils on Life Elsewhere

“It was Seattle circa 1984, I had an early version of Life Elsewhere on KCMU (now KEXP) radio. A teenage listener would call my show regularly, he’d say, “Can you play that Folk Devils record again? That young...

Art & Authoritarianism with Philip Kennicott, on Life Elsewhere

“What would happen to the arts if this country turned to authoritarian leadership?” That is the opening line from a perceptive commentary in the Washington Post, authored by Philip Kennicott, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Art and...

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