Listening, Watching, Reading

May 3, 2024

This week, Paul Auster, Shakespeare’s Sisters, Baby Reindeer, poems about Tarot and stumping The Schwab.

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Hosted byJody Avirgan

Curated byMatthew Horovitz, Hark Contributor

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Remembering Paul Auster

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The beloved novelist Paul Auster died this week at age 77. In this interview from 2014, Auster explains the role Willie Mays played in Auster’s becoming a writer.
Remembering Paul Auster

Louisiana Literature

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“Shakespeare’s Sisters” by Ramie Targoff

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A new book looks at four female writers who were Shakespeare’s peers, but completely neglected by history.
“Shakespeare’s Sisters” by Ramie Targoff

Folger Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare Unlimited

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Netflix’s “Baby Reindeer”

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Comedian Richard Gadd’s autobiographical seven-part psychodrama “Baby Reindeer” is called horrifying, dark and compelling by the Slate Culture Gabfest.
Netflix’s “Baby Reindeer”

Culture Gabfest

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“Roll Call - New Tarot Names for Black Girls” by Amber McBride

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A musing on Tarot followed by a brilliant poem from Amber McBride. From Poetry Unbound.
“Roll Call - New Tarot Names for Black Girls” by Amber McBride

Poetry Unbound

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Remembering the Schwab

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The Press Box remembers the late great Howie Schwab a.k.a. the autodidact Jimi Hendrix of sports stat nerds.
Remembering the Schwab

The Press Box

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