Eleanor Catton reads an excerpt from “The Luminaries” at the PBS NewsHour studios. Eleanor Catton started writing “The Luminaries” when she was 25. At 28, she is now the youngest author to ever win the Man Booker Prize and her … Continue reading
George Pelecanos talks to chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown about his new book “The Double.” An award-winning crime fiction writer, George Pelecanos recently published the second installment in his new series featuring private eye Spero Lucas. “The Double” follows Lucas … Continue reading
In addition to workshops and classes, InsideOut hosts poetry readings throughout the city. The NewsHour recently attended one at the Dell Pryor art gallery in Midtown Detroit. Here are Patty Lare, and two InsideOut alumni — Terrell Morrow and Justin … Continue reading
Journalist and poet Eliza Griswold set out to document Afghan life through the prism of oral folk poems shared mostly among Pashtun women. Seamus Murphy, the London-based photographer and filmmaker who worked with Griswold on the landay project, narrates a slideshow of some of his favorite images.
Brad Meltzer spent much of the last four years researching for his thriller “The Fifth Assassin” and learned about much of what the government does to protect us against attacks, including the role of the Secret Service. He sat down recently to discuss his work.
Zadie Smith’s latest novel, “NW,” is an exploration into the joys and problems of a modern friendship between two women in North London. Decidedly less radiant than some of her earlier works, “NW” delivers the reader some harsh truths about urban living and growing older.