Just commerce. Lawless art. Late Night Conversation is an issue-driven book culture podcast featuring unscripted talks with publishers, agents, CEOs, booksellers, editors, publicists, writers, and other cultural innovators. Late Night Conversation is released every Tuesday.
Late Night Debut is a three-act podcast dedicated to promoting debut books. Each episode features a discussion about a notable debut title, a conversation with the author, and news about the latest happenings in book culture. Late Night Debut is released the last Thursday of every month.
Aileen finishes up National Novel Writing Month with some thoughts on finally reaching 50,000 words after three years of failure. Come to Late Night Library’s 2 From Out of Town event on Thursday, December 5th at 7pm! More information here. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for updates!
James Salter’s first novel, The Hunters, was published in 1956, when he was a fighter pilot serving in the Korean War. Over the course of the ensuing decades he has published five more novels, two story collections, the memoir Burning the Days, and Life is Meals, a “bedside book” co-authored with his wife, journalist and playwright Kay Eldredge […]
Welcome to Late Night Conversation. This week, Paul meets up with John Gorham and Liz Crain at Toro Bravo, a Spanish inspired tapas restaurant in Portland, Oregon. Liz and John are the co-creators of the recently released cookbook, Toro Bravo: Stories. Recipes. No Bull (McSweeney’s, 2013). Conversation topics include: the beauty of open book people and tight knit collaborations, John and Liz’s […]
Toro Bravo: Stories. Recipes. No Bull. by John Gorham and Liz Crain McSweeney’s, 2013 * If you’ve ever been to one of Chef John Gorham’s restaurants in Portland, you know that his menus are a little stubborn. They’re not big on being shoved into one specific category. In fact, try describing one of his restaurants […]
December 1, 2013 Welcome to December, literary citizens! All of us at Late Night Library hope you enjoyed a lovely Thanksgiving and had the chance to support your favorite indie bookstores on Small Business Saturday. This week in the wild world of book culture, BBC goes undercover to investigate the workplace conditions of an Amazon warehouse. […]
In the final days of Late Night Library’s food month, Sarah demonstrates the proper way to make a delicious treat known as baconcakes. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for updates!
Welcome to Late Night Conversation! This week, Doug talks to short story writer, novelist, and journalist Eric Sasson about the DIY book campaign he undertook for his debut collection, Margins of Tolerance. How does a writer determine the goal of his campaign? How does a writer identify and target his audience? What role does a book’s […]